We have the utmost appreciation for our sponsors. Thanks to their generosity we can ensure that there are no barriers to attendance and participation by providing scholarships on an as needed basis.


Website: https://afsp.org/chapter/illinois

The Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide through education, research, outreach, and advocacy.

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.

As a part of AFSP’s growing nationwide network of chapters, we bring together people from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Families and friends who have lost someone to suicide, vulnerable individuals, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, students, community/business leaders, and many others energize our chapter.

Website: https://yellowbrickprogram.com

Yellowbrick is a nationally recognized trauma and research-informed intensive treatment center for adolescents & emerging adults ages 16-30’s.

Yellowbrick: where being different makes a difference!

  • Specialized expertise in treatment of emerging adults
  • Brain & research-based model
  • Integrates neuroscience, in-depth psychotherapies and life skills
  • Senior, expert, full-time Professional Staff
  • Community integrated, natural real-time setting as a living laboratory
  • Demonstrated value & outcome based on changing brain functioning to transform lives
  • Welcoming, personal customer service

Yellowbrick’s sister company Synchrony Brain Health offers neuromodulation technologies such as dTMS, neurofeedback, DTCS, cognitive enhancement and self-regulation psychotherapies for individuals 16 and above. Synchrony is in-network with major insurers and Medicare.

Website: https://www.trilogyinc.org

Trilogy’s mission is to provide comprehensive integrated care that enables people in mental health recovery to build meaningful and independent lives. We envision a society where everyone impacted by mental illness is valued, embraced, and supported holistically, systematically, and culturally; where the stigma of mental illness is eliminated; and where quality of care is not determined by socioeconomic status. For 50 years, Trilogy has provided people across Chicago and beyond with support to recover from mental illness and move toward stability. We provide our clients with an array of essential services and ongoing support so that they can live independently and thrive in our community.

Website: https://www.thresholds.org

Thresholds is fighting to transform the lives of people living with mental illnesses and substance use disorders. We break cycles of poverty and unemployment. We are path breaking in our innovative research and advocacy.

We also make opportunities. Opportunities for housing, employment, and recovery. Opportunities for families to reconnect. Above all we make hope possible.

Website: https://www.eriefamilyhealth.org/

Erie Family Health Centers believes that healthcare is a human right. We acknowledge the deep history of systemic oppression, racism, and discrimination that plagues our communities. We recognize that these marginalized groups have long been denied access to quality healthcare, education and employment opportunities which has led to devastating health disparities. Erie is committed to confronting these inequities, challenging ourselves to work with excellence and humility, and keeping ourselves open to critical conversations that encourage learning, progress, and change. We seek an organizational culture where the dignity and worth of each of our patients, staff, learners, and community partners are honored, and value is seen in everyone’s unique differences. We pledge to continually explore and advance the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging across all levels of Erie Family Health Centers.

We provide high quality medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Website: https://www.northshore.org/

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community, Skokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has annual revenues of $3.2 billion and employs 17,000 people.


Website: https://www.rebeccasdream.org

Rebecca’s Dream, a 501(c)3 foundation with deep roots in our community, is a strong advocate against mental health stigma while educating to build the community’s collective capacity for prevention and early intervention of mental illness. We develop and deliver awareness and educational programming to students, teachers, parents and the community, speak as invited mental health advocates, connect people to mental health services, provide resources through videos, podcasts and our website, award meaningful college scholarships to students making a difference in the mental health community, and empower our Junior Board and their campaign, “Compassion in, Stigma out”, to support students as well as speak about their personal stories to peers and the community.

Rebecca’s Dream’s mission is to promote awareness and compassionate understanding of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases. For more information visit RebeccasDream.org.

Website: https://peerservices.org/

PEER Services is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Since 1975, PEER Services has provided community-based substance use prevention and treatment services to teens, adults and families in Northern Cook County, including Evanston, Maine, New Trier, Niles and Northfield Townships, and the north side of Chicago. Our treatment services are available to all Illinois residents, and clients have come from as far as north as Zion and from Chicago’s south and west sides.

PEER Services’ mission is to reduce the harms of substance use, addiction and stigma by engaging youth and adults with innovative prevention programming and by supporting people on their path to recovery through holistic, evidence-based treatment. We provide affirming services to all in need, regardless of their ability to pay.

Website: https://www.montrosebehavioral.com/

Montrose Behavioral Health Hospital is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for children and adolescents ages 5-17 in an inpatient setting. We understand that children who are struggling with behavioral health crises require care that can meet their unique developmental, emotional, and behavioral needs. We provide empathetic and personalized support for children who are suffering from symptoms of various behavioral health concerns, including:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Psychosis

We also offer first-class care for children who are struggling with certain co-occurring concerns including anxiety, self-harm, suicidal ideation, eating disorders, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), autism spectrum disorder, and addictions. All major commercial and Medicaid insurance plans accepted.

Website: https://www.plenamind.com/

Plena Mind Center Child & Adolescent Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs is located just north of Chicago. Plena, chosen from the Latin root which translates to “full,” is at the heart of what we want to achieve. A truly personal approach ensures all participants and their families live their fullest lives.