The CDC reports that in 2020, 1.2 million American adults attempted suicide, and nearly 46,000 adults died by suicide. Suicide prevention awareness is an essential step toward lowering those numbers. For Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Compass Health Center is teaming up with The Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP IL) to promote two important suicide prevention events.
In response to the growing need for targeted clinical services to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders in adolescents, Compass Health Center is launching its Adolescent OCD and Complex Anxiety Disorder Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient (PHP/IOP) program at its Oak Brook location on Sept. 6, 2022. The goal of this new program is to provide specialized, evidence-based treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders among adolescents ages 13-18 in the Western Suburbs.
Compass Health Center will be hosting a live webinar/CEU on Aug. 25, 2022, at 10 a.m. CT. The webinar, titled "Understanding and Treating School Anxiety & Refusal," is for clinicians and education professionals working with children and adolescents who experience anxiety and school refusal symptoms.
Compass Health Center announced today that it will be in-network with Optum/United Behavioral Health beginning July 15, 2022.
NIH reports over 60 percent of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment programs also meet diagnostic criteria for another mental illness.
Compass Health Center and Compass Virtual have developed a summer program for children and teens who struggle with behavioral health challenges.
Compass Virtual, launched in 2021 by Chicago-based Compass Health Center, has developed entirely virtual Evening Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) programs to provide treatment flexibility for patients seeking intensive levels of behavioral healthcare in a virtual setting.
Compass Health Center offers supportive and age-appropriate advice and guidance in speaking to children about the Uvalde, Texas tragedy.
Compass Health Center’s Behavioral Health Trauma Program in Chicago has undergone tremendous growth and expansion in the past 18 months, resulting in an expanded team of passionate and dedicated clinicians with diverse clinical backgrounds ready to serve the community.
We’ve heard from a tremendous number of parents already who have thanked us for covering the story so forthrightly, and they are telling us that they appreciate our calm and factual approach because their children are frightened and they weren’t sure what to say,” Barbalich said.
For kids, said Dr. Nick Hatzis of the outpatient mental health care facility Compass Health Center in Chicago, the most important step for parents is to “create a space that allows for listening.” Conversation on Ukraine may be exactly what some kids want and exactly what others might not, he said.
“There’s going to be a lot of back and forth,” said Hatzis, medical director for child and adolescent programs. “We want to make sure that we are actively promoting our routines, our schedules, participating in the meaningful activities in our lives and in our kids’ lives.”
Oak Brook, IL, July 31, 2021 –(PR.com)– Compass Health Center will be opening a new 50,000 square foot Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) behavioral health treatment facility, located in the Oak Brook/Westmont/Hinsdale region of Chicago’s western suburbs on August 2, 2021. Compass is the largest provider of PHP/IOP services in Illinois and has locations in Northbrook and Chicago and a Virtual option for Illinois-based patients.
Westmont, IL July 29, 2021: Compass Health Center will be opening a new 50,000 square foot Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) behavioral health treatment facility, located in the Oak Brook/Westmont/Hinsdale region of Chicago’s western suburbs on August 2, 2021. Compass is the largest provider of PHP/IOP services in Illinois and has locations in Northbrook and Chicago and a Virtual option for Illinois-based patients.
Amid the pandemic, some turned to drugs and alcohol in isolation during lockdown. Others who were already battling addiction fell back into substance use as they were overwhelmed with depression and anxiety. “We are obviously seeing a crisis in terms of overdose deaths, but that is just one piece of this. We are also seeing mental health crisis,” said Dr. Deepali Gershan, addiction psychiatrist with Compass Health.
Compass Health Center Associate Director of Child Programs, Ashley Senderak, appeared on WGN News last night to discuss panic disorder. Click the link below to view the segment.
Compass Health Center Addiction Psychiatrist Deepali Gershan was interviewed by WGN TV for a story on substance use during COVID-19.
Compass Health Center Senior Director of Child and Adolescent Programming, Beth Hope, and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Claudia Welke, interview with Patch and provide insight on offering virtual therapy and treatment options during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compass Health Center Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist, Lisa Gordon, Ph.D. interviews with WGN News and provides helpful tips on managing relationships with significant others during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compass Health Center’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Claudia Welke interviews with Fox News Chicago to discuss the importance of Compass as the only Illinois PHP/IOP Center to offer Virtual Therapy options to patients and frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Compass Health Center’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Claudia Welke, discusses how Compass Virtual Programs are helping to keep patients and staff safe, while also keeping mental health crises out of emergency rooms.