CCH Encourages Residents to Learn Suicide Warning Signs


Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death for Americans, taking a life in every 13 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cook County Health (CCH) would like to encourage residents to know the… [Read More]

Cook County Tackles Mental Illness in Community and Jail


Cook County Health (CCH) is holding a two-day workshop with key agencies involved in the criminal justice system to develop a detailed map of where the gaps are in providing behavioral health services in Cook County. The ultimate goal is… [Read More]

Cook County Announces Bold Plans to Address Behavioral Health


In response to decreased funding of community-based behavioral health services and the impact on Cook County, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health (CCH) CEO Dr. Jay Shannon today announced plans to expand behavioral health services in… [Read More]