Lisa Beck, LCSW, LLC - adult psychotherapy, case management, meditation instruction
resources & information for chicagoland
 
 
Abuse hotlines
   - child abuse (DCSF):  1.800.252.2873
   - disabled adults (<60 years old):  1.800.368.2463
   - seniors (>60 years old):  1.800.252.8966
 
Attention deficit disorder (ADD / ADHD)
  - website: www.totallyadd.com
 
Alzheimer's informationalzinfo.org
 
Anxiety
   - Book: Pass through panic by Claire Weekes
   - Book:  Hope and help for your nerves by Claire Weekes
   - Book: The anxiety and phobia workbook by Edmund Bourne
 
Bipolar disorder
   -  Depression bipolar support alliance (DBSA): dbsalliance.org
 
Cell phones, free
   -  Safelink Wireless, safelinkwireless.com
 
Depression
   - Depression bipolar support alliance (DBSA): dbsalliance.org
 
Domestic violence
   -  Chicagoland 24/7 hotline:  1.877.863.6338
 
Eating disorders
   - National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Eating
      Disorders, anad.org
 
Food assistance
  -  Greater Chicago Food Depository, chicagofoodback.org,
    773.247.3663
 
LENS neurofeedback treatment
   - Book: The healing power of neurofeedback by Stephen Larsen
 
Medicare providers, locatemedicare.gov (click on the green
      'Resource locator' tab and then choose 'Providers')
 
Medication assistance programs
   - rxassist.org (applications take 4-6 weeks to process)
   - needymeds.org (discount medication card)
 
Mental health information
   - National alliance for the mentally ill (NAMI): il.nami.org
   -  National institute for mental health (NIHM): nimh.nih.gov/index
   -  Mayo clinic: mayoclinic.com
 
Neuropsychological testing (Barrington, IL):
   - Dr. Christina Blodget-Dycus (Barringon, IL)
      
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
   - OCD Chicago: ocdchicago.org
 
Psychiatrists:
  -  Dr. T. Poprawski (Glenview, IL, Polish language available)
 
Self-harmselfinjury.com
 
Seniors' information
   - Chicago department of aging:  1.800.252.8966
   - Legal aid handbook for seniors: illinoislegalaid.org
   - Free cell phones:  see Cell phones above
 
Substance abuse
   - Treatment finder: samhsa.gov
 
Suicide hotlines
   - USA national suicide hotlines, hours 24/7
        -  1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)
        -  1.800.273.TALK (8255)
        -  In-touch hotline, 6pm-1030pm, 7 nights / week:  312.996.5535
 
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
 
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
   -  Brain injury survivor's guide: braininjuryguide.org