Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago Make mental wellness a health priority in our schools! Help save a life!

Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago

Empowering communities to fight mental illness with education, collaboration, and support.
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Make mental wellness a health priority in our schools!

Tackle mental health issues in the classroom with our world-class curriculums and education tools for teachers.
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Help save a life!

Your contribution could provide the right help and support that could save someone’s life before it’s too late.

Providing mental health education and support for over 60 years.

Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago is an independent not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping our communities tackle mental illnesses.
For over six decades, we’ve taken mental health education to schools, homes, and the communities with customized, research-backed programs and supporting tools. And our work has served to break the stigma and empower our communities to seek necessary support for the prevention and effective treatment of mental illnesses.

A Journey Of Hope Fundraiser


Join us on Saturday, September 30, 2023, for a showing of Angst featuring Michael Phelps. This documentary is designed to raise awareness of anxiety and its effect on our youth and families.



students empowered to tackle mental illnesses



hours of mental health training for local teachers



parents educated to make mental health a priority at home.

What we do

The education-based support we provide is multi-faceted and ranges from education programs and scripted teacher curriculums to a comprehensive mental health service directory.


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Mental Health Education

Our holistic approach to mental health education provides a range of programs for children, adolescents, parents, teachers, veterans, and their families, as well as employees.

  • Developed by education experts and psychologists.
  • Designed to meet specific objectives.
  • Research-backed, tested curriculums.
  • Adaptive and customizable.
  • Highly engaging.

Our Programs

Teacher Education

MHAGC scripted curriculums are specially designed to equip teachers with the right knowledge, skills, and tools to provide mental health education in the classroom.

Webinars & Online Training

Our webinars provide ongoing educational support to help create awareness on various mental health topics.
Exclusive content for MHAGC Professional Development members.

Mental Health Service Directory

Get free access to a comprehensive database of useful organizations that provide various assistance to children, parents, educators, corporates, and communities.

Thank you for listening to me and providing me with ways to deal with my issue. I was giving up hope before this session.

Are you a mental health service provider?

Join our MHAGC Service Provider Affiliate program and take your organization and its services to the local communities that could benefit from your expertise and resources.


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Get involved!

If you’re passionate about raising a voice on important mental health issues, join us as a Volunteer!


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