Welcome to Mental Health America of Illinois

Since 1909, Mental Health America of Illinois has been the leading non-profit, statewide organization in Illinois concerned with the entire spectrum of mental and emotional disorders.

MHAI is dedicated to promoting mental health, working for the prevention of mental illness and improving care and treatment for persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders.

If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call 800-273-TALK. Help is available 24/7


MHAI’s 5th Annual Jammin’ Away the Blues

We invite you to join us for a night of epic Blues performances at our 5th annual Jammin’ Away the Blues benefit concert on Thursday, September 25th 2014. Come to Buddy Guy’s Legends (700 S. Wabash St.) from 5:30-9 PM to hear the incredible stylings of  Chicago Blues icons “Killer” Ray Allison and Mz. Peachez & Her Casanovas!

Tickets are $40 ahead, $45 at the door (if available), or $75 for a special VIP package including two drink tickets and guaranteed preferred seating for our two spectacular acts. Students with a valid school ID may purchase tickets at a reduced rate of $25. Proceeds will go toward our It Only Takes One suicide prevention & awareness campaign. We hope to see you there!

Register Here! 

About the Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP):

The Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP) is a series of educational presentations/trainings throughout the Chicagoland area. Presentation topics range from addictions to bullying to social emotional literacy in addition to other current mental health topics. The goal of MHEP is to provide mental health providers with the most up-to-date information and tools to successfully treat their clients, as well as to empower consumers to live successful and productive lives.

To learn more about the Mental Health Empowerment Project, please click here.

MHAI Public Service Announcement -It Only Takes One