By guest blogger Joe FeldmanPresident, Feldman Associates (Wilmette, IL) and board member, The Kennedy Forum Illinois
The Josselyn Center’s grand reopening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 was an ideal opportunity for North Shore residents and healthcare professionals to see the incredible transformation of our facility
Josselyn President Susan Resko talked with with Jack Macholl of New Trier Township this week about virtual options for mental health services, and “social distancing versus social isolation.” Our gratitude to New Trier Township for spreading the word about our services at this challenging time.
James McColl is a 17-year-old rising senior at New Trier High School in Winnetka. A longtime theater participant, James wrote, directed, and acted in his original play, “The Avalanche,” in early June. “The Avalanche” incorporates themes of teen mental health that are on so many of our minds. James donated the proceeds of his musical […]
By Robin Berman, MD, Robin Roberts, and Susan Resko A recent Pew Research Survey of almost 1,000 teens revealed that Anxiety and Depression are both on the rise among America’s youth. Of today’s teens, 7 in 10 see mental health problems as their top concern. Dr. Berman discussed three factors contributing to this rise: “uber […]
Art Therapy promotes self-esteem, coping skills, and self-reflection and awareness, and can work for people of all ages, and in many kinds of settings.
From transportation to stigma to cost to culture, The Josselyn Center is committed to breaking down barriers to care. This year, we added Saturday hours for children. We’re increasing our outreach to schools to strengthen referrals and awareness, help schools create a safe and nurturing culture, and foster social-emotional skills.
The Josselyn Center’s 35-member Junior Board draws high school students who are passionate about mental health issues, committed to combatting stigma, and engaged with The Josselyn Center’s mission to provide comprehensive care for those in need.
Just as there are many approaches to physical medicine, so are there different types of therapy. Our clients have a variety of backgrounds and needs, and we are equipped to meet them with a variety of types, or modalities, of care.
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’…” ―Lord Tennyson. Thanks to the generous support of three Josselyn Board members, we announce our Immediate Access Program! Clients will be able to walk right in, 9 am-3 pm Monday through Friday, for an efficient, coordinated access point for mental […]