The Chicago Department of Public (CDPH) envisions a city of thriving communities where all residents are able to live healthy lives. We do this by promoting and improving health by engaging residents, communities and partners in establishing and implementing policies and services that prioritize residents and communities with the greatest need.

The purpose of the Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) is to promote resilience, support and health in communities that experience trauma, violence and toxic stress. In collaboration with communities, ReCAST will develop community-informed plans to Build Healthy, Resilient Communities by identifying, responding to and supporting the recovery process to reduce stigma, increase access to resources, strengthen relationships, and reduce the impact of trauma.

The Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (IDHS/DASA) free helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for opioids and other substances.

The Kennedy Forum's mission is to end stigma against mental health and substance use disorders, by changing both attitudes and practice. Just as President Kennedy rallied the nation to dream big and set audacious goals 50 years ago, our vision is bold. A future where all persons are treated with dignity and receive the person-centered care and support they need to thrive. A health system that fully recognizes the brain is part of the body.

Data for Chicago Connect is powered by Purple Binder. Purple Binder reverses the upward spiral of healthcare costs by moving care into community settings. They work with healthcare systems, insurance companies, and community organizations to connect people with the care they need.

The Campaign to Change Direction is a coalition of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who have come together to change the culture of mental health in America.