Behavioral Health

Department of Behavioral HealthDarcy Jasien, MS, LCPC Director of Behavioral Health

Our goal is to improve the mental and emotional well-being of our county residents, struggling with a mental illness and/or a substance abuse disorder. Our service goals focus on maintaining a stable life on an outpatient basis, improving daily functioning, and enhancing individual satisfaction in order to contribute socially and economically to the community.  For inquires, comments, questions, or concerns, please email the front desk and please include your name, phone number, and brief message.

Grundy County Health Department promotes accessibility, removal of barriers for persons service and other stakeholders, and protects and promotes the rights of all persons served. Do you have an accessibility concern or other complaint? Client Complaint/Accessibility Concern Forms are available HERE.

Once the form is completed, this form can be placed in the designated location in the Administrative Building (1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450), given to the health department front desk, faxed to 815-941-2389 or emailed to

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

We Serve:

  • Children and adolescents (7-18) struggling with: adjustment, anger issues, ADHD, bullying, poor communication skills, and/or experiencing anxiety or depression symptoms. Counseling can provide clients with better coping skills and problem-solving techniques while in a safe place to express their feelings.
  •  Individuals 18 and older, with priority given to those with extensive mental health treatment history, experiencing functional struggles (daily life skills, occupation skills, social skills, lack of support, access to services), at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, and pregnant and/or postpartum women.
  • 60+ Seniors including in home or at the office, depending on the needs of the client, with priority given to those 60 years of age and older, caregivers and grandparents (age 55 and older) raising grandchildren.
We offer:

  • Counseling by certified alcohol and drug abuse counselors for adolescents and adults, with priority given to parenting women, pregnant injecting drug users, injecting drug abusers at high risk for HIV infection, known HIV infected persons, and referrals from DCFS, TANF, DOC and TASC.
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse evaluations for those required by the courts, probation, DCFS or parole.
  • Mental Health and Drug Court assessments and counseling services are provided for individuals selected to participate in these alternative courts.
  • Assessment, Individual and Group Therapy, Parent/Child Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Medication Management, Psychiatric Evaluation, Community Outreach and Education on Youth Mental Health First Aid, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Hoarding, Effects of Illicit Drugs, Alcohol and Prescription Medications, Side Effects of Medication, Coping Skills, Family Dynamics, Developing a Recovery Lifestyle, Identifying Self-defeating Behaviors, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Relapse Prevention, and Referrals to appropriate resources.
Our staff is comprised of:

  • Professional therapists working within a multidisciplinary team approach ranging in certifications including CADC, LPC, LCPC, MISA, and QMHP.
  • Licensed and board-certified psychiatrist
  • Licensed psychologist
Cost of Services

  • Sliding scale fees available
  • Counseling at no charge for seniors aged 60 and above, caregivers, or grandparents raising grandchildren

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

For general information, call (815) 941-3404

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