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My State of Mind is a digital mental health resource tool to help individuals access wellness professionals and programs throughout Chicago. Access to mental health resources is essential for students and other young people. Their state-of-mind impacts academic performance, personal growth, and their overall quality of life. 

Chicago’s youth face unique challenges that can significantly affect their mental health. Each person has their own identities, culture, experiences. Finding a mental health program is hard enough – finding the right resources for the individual is that much harder.

That’s why My State of Mind is here to help you find wellness programs throughout Chicago. Our digital guidebook has collected the information on resources to leave you feeling informed, empowered, and validated – resources that fuse what makes you unique with local accessibility.

Let’s get started. 

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Whatever your style is, the My State of Mind collection is versatile enough to handle it. Created to keep you cool or warm and your belongings safe and secure, My State of Mind has pieces for whatever setting you find yourself in and enough options for the entire family! Created and produced with Chicago's own NahCreate and Threadless. The My State of Mind collection supports the work of expanding access to mental health providers and, most importantly you!

About the Guidebook

The My State of Mind Guidebook is co-created by SocialWorks, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Juvenile Protective Association, Cook County Health & Hospital Systems, Sista Afya, Nick Heineman, and local and national practitioners and stakeholders! My State of Mind is meant to be an inclusive list of mental health resources for direct care services, referral-based services, educational services, and programming opportunities. By digitally aggregating the Cook County mental health landscape, we hope to better provide the community with resources that fit their goals, lifestyle, and identities.

View the Guidebook