Behavioral Health Services
Life changes, work, financial stresses, and health problems are all factors that can upset the emotional balance in our lives. Whether you simply need someone to talk to or are living with mental illness, Insight is here for you. Our team of licensed mental health professionals are committed to helping patients improve their mental health and achieve healthy, balanced, and fulfilling lives.
Dealing with mental health symptoms can feel overwhelming, which is why Insight Chicago offers a safe, supportive environment for a wide range of behavioral health issues, including depression, substance abuse issues, and mood disorders. Our diverse team is committed to respecting each of our patients as we work one-on-one to establish a treatment plan that meets your individual needs.
Some of life’s problems are not meant to be solved alone! Help begins with a phone call. For more information about behavioral health programs at Insight, or for a confidential consultation, contact us today at 312-567-2000.
The Partial Hospital Program is an outpatient, confidential treatment program for chronic and serious mental illness, such as major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. The Partial Hospital Program provides:
- Individualized Behavioral Therapy
- Comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment
- Nursing Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Social Work
- Case Management
- Group and Individualized Psychotherapy
- Medication Management and Education
- Leisure Planning
- Emergency Medical Care
- Relapse Prevention
- Lunch Vouchers
- Transportation Arrangements (for Patients with IDPA Benefits)
Live well again! Help begins with a phone call: 312-567-2000. Most health plans, including HMOs, PPOs, Medicaid, and Medicare are accepted. Intake workers will help you determine if your plan is accepted.
Insight Chicago offers a continuum of therapy to meet your individual needs and help you live well. Our mental health professionals will help you learn practical skills to treat and cope with a number of behavioral concerns and life problems, including:
- Alcohol & Drug Dependency
- Grief & Loss
- Anti-Social Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Suicidal Ideation
- Homicidal Ideation
- Postpartum Depression
- Mood Disorders
What to Expect at Your First Appointment
Many people feel anxious about their first visit with a behavioral health professional, and this is completely normal. Our staff will ensure you are comfortable, safe, and feel open sharing your background and what brings you into therapy or treatment. Be prepared to discuss topics such as how long you have been experiencing symptoms, how you are caring for yourself and managing stress, and your goals for treatment.
This is also your opportunity to ask questions and learn what you can expect during treatment. Some questions you may consider include:
- How long will treatment last?
- What is your approach to treatment?
- What should I do if I experience a mental health emergency?
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 immediately.
Experienced specialists and staff in our Behavioral Health department provide a wide range of services for children, adolescents, adults, and families seeking treatment for mental health, emotional issues, and chemical and behavioral addictions.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with a mental health professional at Insight Hospital & Medical Center Chicago, please call one of the numbers below. Some services may require a physician referral.
Behavioral Health Specialties
Alcohol & Drug Dependency
Grief & Loss
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
ADD & ADHD
Schedule Your Appointment at Insight Chicago Today
Book Your Same Day Appointment Today!
or call (312) 567-2273
MEET THE DEPARTMENT TEAM
Dr. Ahmad Elakil
Dr. Ahmad Elakil, M.D., MBA, FRCSC is the chief of neurosurgery at Insight Hospital and medical center. He is a board certified neurosurgeon. He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Calgary in Canada, followed by a neurosurgical-oncology postgraduate training at the University of Miami. During his residency, Dr. Elakil completed his Masters of Business Administration at Cornell University. He was awarded the Social Butterfly Award that year.
Dr. Elakil uses minimally invasive neurosurgery, a state-of-the-art procedure, to provide his patients with the best outcome and shorter recovery time. He specializes in treating tumors, neck pain, lower back pain, and spine surgery.
Dr. Elakil was cited in many prestigious national and international neurosurgical journals. He was awarded more than twenty awards in national and international neurosurgical meetings. Dr. Elakil is committed to using his expertise in neurosurgery to provide concise, compassionate, and effective care to his patients.
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