Mental Health System: We work with a number of partners and make strategic investments to improve Chicago’s overall mental health system with a focus on providing services to those most in need. (This page is currently under construction)
Substance Use Disorder: We work to educate residents and generate awareness on prevention and treatment for substance use.
Violence Prevention: We work to prevent violence across the lifespan and reduce its negative impacts when it does occur. We do this through community education workshops and professional development and by working with a variety of stakeholders to support them in applying a violence prevention lens to the work they do.
Community Health Centers are locally-based health care clinics that provide comprehensive primary and preventive care to underserved populations, such as the uninsured, low income, Medicaid recipients, and racial and ethnic minorities.
The Chicago Department of Public Health in partnership with the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection’s Compliance and Investigation Division, conducts underage tobacco sales to determine if a vendor is adhering to the underage tobacco sale laws.
Beginning July 1, 2017, pharmaceutical representatives who market or promote pharmaceuticals within the City of Chicago for more than fifteen (15) calendar days per year are required to obtain a license.
Substance use disorder (SUD), which can include addiction, is a medical diagnosis that describes the mental, behavioral, and physical symptoms caused by the use of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs.