Lake Behavioral Hospital, Providing Mental Health Treatment for Wisconsin

Located just 10 miles of the border in Waukegan, IL, Lake Behavioral Hospital is prepared to meet the mental health needs of Wisconsin. Lake Behavioral provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for mental health and chemical dependency for adolescents, adults, and older adults.

Accessibility to mental health and chemical dependency treatment among all age groups is a growing concern in Wisconsin.

  • About 55,000 adolescents aged 12-17 had at least one major mental health event in the past year with less than 30% receiving treatment.
  • About 170,000 adults had serious thoughts of suicide in the last year and about 180,000 were diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Less than 40% received treatment.
  • About 377,000 adults reported heavy alcohol use in the last year with less than 6% receiving treatment.

Lake Behavioral Hospital understands the difficulty associated with seeking treatment for mental health conditions and chemical dependency. Our caring team of licensed mental health professionals, psychiatrists, nurses, and staff are prepared to address these concerns.

As a community service, Lake Behavioral Hospital offers no-cost mental health assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Mental health assessments are also offered via Telehealth. A licensed clinician will offer treatment recommendations that are tailored to the individual needs of families and their loved ones.

Located in Waukegan, IL, Lake Behavioral Hospital is the premiere provider of mental health and chemical dependency treatment in northern Illinois. Utilizing evidence-based treatment models, Lake Behavioral Hospital can help individuals make lasting change to their lives. Lake Behavioral Hospital accepts most major insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 855-990-1900.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Behavioral Health Barometer: Wisconsin, 2015. HHS Publication No. SMA–16–Baro–2015–WI. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015