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.
The STI Specialty Clinics & HIV Early Intervention Services are drop-in specialty clinics that diagnose and treat sexually transmitted infections (STI) and provide information about condom use and other STI prevention methods.
Chicagoans' health needs are diverse, just like our communities. CDPH is dedicated to working continuously in partnership with community members to promote the best public health practices for the prevention, treatment, care, and to promote the highest quality services for the health and well being of individuals living in the City of Chicago.
HIV/STI Prevention Program works with Chicago’s community planning group, CAHISC, to assess needs and identify priorities in order to best address the epidemic and prevent HIV disease in the city of Chicago.
The HOPWA program was established by HUD in 1992 to address the specific housing needs of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Under the HOPWA program, housing services needed by PLWHA are supported through the provision of funds to agencies that provide effective strategies to prevent homelessness and facilitate access to a range of needed treatment and supportive services.
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.
The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a Federal program that provides HIV-related health services. The program works with cities, states, and local community-based organization to provide services to more than half a million people each year.
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.