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New Hope Academy

Therapeutic Resources

NAMI (The National Alliance on Mental Illness)

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. 

Protected Tomorrows

Protected Tomorrows, Inc. is an advocacy firm that enhances the lives of people with special needs through a comprehensive life planning process.

Psychology Today Therapist Finder

Narrow the criteria to find a therapist in your area. 

Gateway Treatment Centers

Gateway offers specialized drug rehab programs for teens when they are struggling with substance abuse. Gateway understands the stress of addiction or mental health problems can often be compounded by the pressures of school and peers. Their innovative approach to drug rehab focuses on the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of teens and their families.


Pillars offers comprehensive mental health and social services to men, women, children, and families. Programs are available through eight office locations and counseling centers. Many services are also provided in community settings including homes, schools, police stations, courthouses, and emergency rooms. 

My Aunt Martha's

A caring, community resource for children, youth, and family

Autism Spectrum & Developmental Disorders Resource Center

Be The Boat

Local charity providing transformative experiences for children – swim lessons for local youth-in-need, wheel throwing courses for children with sensory disorders, college visits for first-generation high school students.


Help and Hotlines

text-a-tip: The innovative Text-A-Tip system provides an anonymous text-communication system to both youth and adults in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and Knollwood. 

E-BULLY Tipline: Provides assistance to kids, teens, parents and school personnel coping with cyberbullying and Internet safety issues. If you believe that you or someone you know is being bullied online, please call 1-888-414-7678 to contact an Internet Safety Specialist.

Trending Sites and Apps: Information on apps and sites trending with Illinois youth, as well as online resources for students, parents and educators.