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“At C4 I found a support system that helped me . . .
and allowed myself to bloom.” - Sharon

Sharon was helped by C4’s Art Therapy Program.

If you’re having mental health problems, you’re not alone. Each year, 57.7 million Americans experience mental health problems. Like other health problems, the sooner you seek help, the better.

Help with Mental Health Problems

You’ll find the help you need at C4. We work with you to choose the services that will help you the most. Click here for a list of our services.

C4’s five community mental health centers help 10,000 individuals each year, and we create a custom plan for each person. To understand how C4’s mental health services have helped people like you, click here to read personal recovery stories.

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if you need mental health services. Are you experiencing mental health problems? Or are you just having a bad day? Click here for a list of signs you need help.

Concerned about a friend or family member? We’ll help you support your loved ones and understand their mental health problems. Call C4 for information, or register online for our Mental Health First Aid class.

Call 773.769.0205 to schedule an appointment at a C4 community mental health center near you.

Not sure you’re ready for mental health services? These symptom lists can help you understand whether you need help. You can also call 773.769.0205 to set an appointment at a C4 community mental health center. Anxiety Symptoms | Signs of Child Abuse | Depression Symptoms | Anorexia Symptoms & Bulimia Symptoms | Stress Symptoms | When to Seek Parenting Classes | When a Rape Crisis Center Can Help | Signs of Drug Addiction | Signs of Suicide | PTSD Symptoms

Don’t see your symptoms?

C4 helps people with many other mental health problems. Please call us at 773.769.0205 to set an appointment. C4 accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most PPO insurance. However, as of October 1, we regret to report that we no longer be able to offer sliding fees due to drastic cuts in our state funding. Please watch this site for updates.

Still not sure?

Would you like the peace of mind of knowing you’re fine? Call us at 773.769.0205 to set an appointment and get a professional opinion. All services are confidential.

Mental Health Services

At C4’s five community mental health centers, we provide services for children, adolescents and adults. We help people manage mental health problems, overcome substance use and recover from traumas including sexual assault and abuse. Call 773.769.0205 to schedule an appointment.

Mental Health Specialty Areas

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
  • Community Integrated Living Arrangements (CILA)
  • Mental Health Juvenile Justice (MH/JJ)
  • Pre-Admission Screenings (PAS)
  • Community Support Team (CST)
  • Psycho Social Rehabilitation (PSR)

Mental Health Crisis Services

  • Crisis Services & 24-hour Crisis Intervention
  • SASS (Screening, Assessment and Support Services) for Children and Adolescents

Counseling and Therapy

  • Art and Expressive Therapies
  • Counseling/Therapy in Individual, Couple, Family and Group Settings
  • School-Based Services for Children

Psychiatric Services

  • Medication Monitoring
  • Psychiatric Evaluations

Social Services

  • Community Support
  • Mental Health Case Management
  • Representative Payee Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation, including Supported Employment

Substance Use Services

  • Intact Family Recovery Services (IF/R)
  • Outpatient Substance Use Treatment, including MISA (Mental Illness/Substance Abuse Services)
  • C4 Recovery Point

Trauma Recovery Services

  • Sexual Assault and Abuse Treatment and Recovery

Education and Advocacy

We also offer parenting classes, education about mental health and advocacy for people with mental health problems.

Education

  • Education about Mental Illness for Families
  • Mental Health First Aid Classes
  • Parenting Education Program (classes, home visits and support groups)
  • Life Skills for Youth (Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention)
  • Sexual Violence Prevention Education

Advocacy

  • Advocacy for People with Mental Health Problems
  • Parent Advocacy
  • Sexual Assault and Abuse Advocacy

Call 773.769.0205 to schedule an appointment or register for a class.

Elizabeth's Story

Art Therapy Saved My Life
For most of her life, Elizabeth Hipwell lived with undiagnosed mental illness. Her complex mental health challenges resulted in her living with intense depression. Elizabeth lived life thinking that she just needed to suppress her thoughts and feelings.  

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Corey's Story

Growing into adulthood is never easy, but for a young person with mental illness, it can be overwhelming. Just ask Corey Feulner.

 

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Denise's Story

What comes to mind for many of us when we think of domestic violence is a scenario involving an abusive husband and his wife, or a violent boyfriend and his girlfriend.

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Sharon's Story

Sharon’s memories of childhood incest were too painful to put into words. Art therapy at C4 allowed Sharon to express herself in chalk, paint and sculpture.

Trees figure prominently in Sharon’s art. Like the “support system” she found at C4, Sharon said, “You can lean on trees, and they will protect you.”

Sharon displayed more than 10 years of artwork in her solo show at Images Gallery.

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Judie's Story

A youthful 70 years old, Judie I. is still going strong. She has recently discovered she has a gift for doing art: her whimsical creation of a butterfly floating across brightly colored fabric is featured in C4's 2012 calendar: The art of Hope.

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