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Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant  Will County Executive

I am honored to serve as your Will County Executive. As a lifelong resident of this great county, I have witnessed many changes as we have evolved from an ag-community to a major hub in the global distribution market.  I am dedicated to building upon this status but I am equally dedicated to maintaining the quality of life for the nearly 700,000 residents and thousands of businesses and organizations that call Will County home. 

Please explore our website which is filled with important information about services and departments within the County Executive office as well as connections to other county officials’ websites.

Will County is diverse, vibrant, and filled with hard-working people. We have room to grow and we look forward to a great future. 
 

 

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Will County Community Health Center to expand Behavioral Health Services
Anastasia Tuskey
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Will County Community Health Center to expand Behavioral Health Services

     The Will County Community Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Paul Carter, psychiatrist, and Janel Draxler, psychiatric nurse practioner, to its Behavioral Health Services team. The new team members will help the department expand its service hours and access to quality mental healthcare.

     “We are growing and expanding our services to meet the needs of our community” said Mary Maragos, Chief Executive Officer of the health center. “We are excited to be able to offer these expanded services.”

     Dr. Carter is a subspecialty trained Psychiatrist who has been in practice for more than 10 years. He trained at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois. Carter emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach and is experienced in treating patients with a wide spectrum of conditions, including Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and trauma. 

     Janel Draxler is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, trained at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Texas at Austin.  Janel is passionate about eliminating health disparities amongst underserved populations.  She believes in promoting mental health through prevention, and assists her patients to manage psychiatric illnesses.

     In addition to behavioral health services, the Will County Community Health Center offers residents primary health care and can serve as a medical home.  The center is fully staffed with primary care physicians and nurses, obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYN), as well as an onsite Dental Clinic.

     For a complete list of services, including a list of participating insurance and Medicaid plans, available at the Will County Community Health Center, call (815) 727-8670 or visit the website:  www.willcountyhealth.org.

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