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The Tinley Park Mental Health Center closed its door in July 2012, creating an increase in the number patients being treated through the Will County Health Department’s crisis care system.

The Tinley Park Mental Health Center closed its door in July 2012, creating an increase in the number patients being treated through the Will County Health Department’s crisis care system.

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Mental health crisis in Will County

Health department faces shortage of psychiatrists

With the closing of mental health facilities throughout Illinois, more patients in need of psychiatric care are being forced to seek treatment elsewhere and some are falling through the cracks.