AURORA, IL/ACCESSWIRE/May 12, 2022/ According to the American Psychological Association (APA.org), the demand for mental health treatment continues to rise, with growing concerns about the ongoing pandemic, the state of the economy and other socio-economic factors, a key component of stress, anxiety, depression. , and more.
As a nonprofit, humanitarian organization dedicated to providing comprehensive primary care, VNA is stepping up to fill the void. This quarter, VNA is thrilled to announce that it has expanded its mental and behavioral health services to the communities of Bolingbrook and Romeoville in Will County.
Growing demand for mental and behavioral health services
Over the past few years, individuals in Will County (and the country) have felt the impact of the pandemic, inflation, job loss, social isolation, international conflict, and more. According to an APA study, psychologists report a significant increase in demand for mental health services. This increase is mainly attributed to the increase in depression and anxiety.
Illinois county health rankings show troubling ratio of mental health services per capita
County Health Rankings for Illinois reveals the population to mental health service provider ratio is 880:1 for Will County. That’s a disparaging number considering that the overall ratio for Illinois is 440:1.
This disparity between need and availability is concerning for Will County residents who desperately need help, underscoring the need for urgent expansion of services in the county.
VNA Expansion of mental and behavioral health services in Bolingbrook and Romeoville
Conveniently located in Bolingbrook and Romeoville, VNA Health Care is eager to serve surrounding communities with high quality care and service, and is open to patients of all ages.
Each of these sites uses innovative medical technology and is staffed by talented healthcare professionals dedicated to serving patients with dignity, respect and compassion.
VNA Health Center – Bolingbrook
Address: 396 Remington Boulevard #230, Bolingbrook, IL
Call: (630) 593-7985
VNA Health Center – Romeoville
Address: 160 N. Independence Blvd. (Rt 53), Romeoville, Illinois
Call: (630) 593-7985
Comprehensive primary care
In addition to behavioral and mental health services, VNA offers a wide range of comprehensive primary care services, including, but not limited to:
- women’s health
- Pregnancy and childbirth care
- Family medicine and internal medicine
- Home services
- Elderly care services
- Community health services
- Laboratory Testing and Vaccination Services
- Vision, dental, podiatry, pharmacy and dietitian
About VNA Health Care
VNA Health Care is a community-based, patient-centered, not-for-profit health care provider serving the greater Chicagoland area with compassionate and convenient health care.
Proudly contributing to the health and well-being of over 75,000 patients each year, VNA Health Care welcomes and encourages new and existing patients to schedule an appointment for their annual physical and cervical cancer screening.
Individuals wishing to learn more or make an appointment can contact VNA Health Care at www.vnahealth.com or by calling 630-892-4355.
All patients are welcome, including those with Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, or no insurance.
Phone number: 630-892-4355
E-mail: [email protected]
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