New Agreement Improves Access to Care for Kenosha County Residents

Lake Behavioral Hospital can now make a bigger difference for Kenosha County residents in need of psychiatric care. An intergovernmental agreement signed into effect earlier this month will allow Kenosha County and local law enforcement agencies to utilize Lake Behavioral Hospital for Chapter 51 mental health detentions. The six-year process to discuss and develop the agreement was worth the effort, as it will increase access to care for those in mental health crisis and reduce the burden on local agencies and law enforcement. For more information on the agreement, click here.

Lake Behavioral Hospital, located in Waukegan, provides inpatient and outpatient mental health services for adolescents and adults. Free, confidential assessments are available 24/7 by calling (855) 990-1900.