Nicasa’s Bridge House is now ADA accessible

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A message from DeeDee Johnson:

Hi Friends and Family, I am currently signed up for the Chicago Marathon on October 8th. My teammates and I have been training for months in preparation . As many of you know, my husband Bruce, is the CEO of a behavioral health facility that has 8 sites all throughout Lake County, IL. NICASA provides not only mental health and substance abuse services that includes prevention, education, early intervention , treatment to recovery but also additional behavioral health needs such as anger management, gambling intervention and depression/anxiety issues. They have programs for mothers who are caught in the downward spiral of addiction, abuse and homelessness. They help teens who suffer with the effects of bullying and help them get the skills to make good decisions. To continue to provide these programs to keep people safe and families together, NICASA needs our help. Many of the programs are state funded and unfortunately the State of Illinois is not paying their contractual obligations and programs , staff and clients are suffering. The program I specifically support is their teen court program. Teen court is an alternative to the traditional justice system for first time youth offenders. A real incentive for giving, is that this program has a matching grant opportunity . Any donations will be doubled up to $10,000. Thank you in advance for your donations!

Please visit DeeDee’s fundraising page at

Enjoy food, fun, and fellowship! All are invited to attend our Bridge House Block Party coming up on September 23.  (more…)

Thank you to everyone who came out to golf!  It was a great day (ok, it got a little damp there in the afternoon) but it did not dampen the spirits of our golfers and our sponsors!

Please click the link below to view the pictures.


Nicasa is a participating agency in the “A Way Out” program initiated by the Lake County Opioid Initiative. The program is a law enforcement assisted diversion program that gives drug users a way to get help without fear of criminal charges. (more…)

Nicasa is now accepting applications for several positions within the agency. (more…)

Did you know you can donate to Nicasa and sell items on eBay at the same time?  Choose Nicasa as one of your favorite charities. (more…)

You can join in promoting healthy lifestyles, creating opportunities for kids, saving lives, and bettering our communities! (more…)

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