Stigma-Free communities that promote good, mental and behavioral health and treat those in need.
The 1 in 4 Campaign is a grass roots effort to promote mental health awareness throughout DuPage and Cook counties and beyond. Our goal is to reduce the stigma that is associated with mental illness and provide valuable resources to the community. By talking openly about mental health as we do a physical health issue, we can address the needs of mental illness and reduce the barriers that prevent individuals from seeking treatment.
Learn about Mental Illness
Mental health is the foundation of a person’s well-being and equally as important as physical health.
Brush up on your mental health basics and take a minute to test your mental fitness using the mental health meter and taking the stress test.
This is a list of our local help centers and partners that are on staff for you.
The following individuals and organizations have provided financial and material support to help amke the 1 in 4 Mental Health Program a reality.
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