What We Do

Group Services

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Tomorrow is a new journey with endless possibilities…

Our curriculum-based groups help individuals (both youth and adults) learn coping strategies to manage their symptoms, maximize their ability to live independently, and increase skills to effectively navigate their social environment.


Suicide Safer Community Program

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Partnering With Our Community

Thrive is pleased to introduce a brand new program that we will launch this summer to make Oak Park and River Forest suicide safer communities. Data from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) indicates that suicide is on the rise. DPH also reports that 47,000 Illinois youth reported attempting suicide in 2015. (more…)

Psychiatric Services

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Diagnose, Treat, Thrive…

Thrive Counseling Center is proud to be a full service mental health center that offers both counseling and psychiatric services under one roof. Our board certified psychiatrists offer the best possible care in a comfortable environment that treats the whole person. (more…)

Counseling Services

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We are here to listen and help guide your next step…

Thrive Counseling Center knows the emotional challenges many face when entering counseling. This is why we offer a respectful and compassionate, multicultural counseling staff that has advanced training in the field with specialties in a variety of different areas. (more…)

24/7 Crisis Team

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Mental Health Crisis

A mental health crisis is an intensive behavioral, emotional, or psychiatric response, typically triggered by a precipitating event, which causes one’s usual coping strategies or problem solving skills to be overwhelmed. The goal of crisis intervention is to ultimately stabilize the immediate situation, provide support and facilitate understanding. (more…)

Client Advocacy

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Advocates are your voice, resource, and guide…

Our staff works with clients in treatment to help coordinate and advocate for individual wellness services that enhance recovery. (more…)

Youth And Family Counseling Services

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Youth and family are the building blocks of a stronger community…

All youth and families are inherently resilient… but when faced with multiple or ongoing stressors, any one of us can find ourselves struggling to cope. Seeking counseling early on can enable youth and their family members to identify concerns and collaborate to address their problems. (more…)

Stress Reduction Course

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Stress Reduction Through Mindfulness and Meditation

When the little things of life begin to get to you…

Stress is an inevitable aspect of life. All living things experience some form of stress during parts of their lives. This course will help you understand stress and learn how to manage and reduce stress by increasing awareness in your body, mind, and environment. (more…)

Community Resources

Help.org is a community organization dedicated to empowering people suffering from substance abuse addiction with tools and resources to start their personal journey toward recovery. We create and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources.