CROYA has partnerships with both Family Service in Highland Park and CICP (Chicago Integrative Center for Psychiatry) in Lake Bluff, in order to provide support for youth and families. The GROW (Guidance, Resources and Options for Wellness) program has openings for fee-free counseling at the CROYA facility. For information on how to make a referral to a Social Worker, contact CROYA at (847) 810-3980.
Examples of support groups which have been provided at CROYA:
STEPS (Strong Teens Embracing Positive Support): A remembrance and grief support group for young adults who have lost a loved one. Co-facilitated by CROYA Staff and Maria Malin, Certified Grief Counselor.
Alcohol & Substance Abuse Group: A peer support group for high school students affected by alcohol and drug use. Facilitated by Sheila Dunn, MA, LPC. Sheila is a Social Worker at CICP.
MOTS (A Forum for Moms of Tweens and Teens) run by Sheryl Gould, Certified Life & Relationship Coach
- Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression:
- Depression in Teens:
- What Can Parents Do About Their Teenagers’ Mental Health?
- Mental Health and Wellbeing in Adolescence: An Overview
- Tips for Helping Teens Cope with Stress
- Parent’s Guide to Social Media Apps Used by Kids