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Added Jul 12 2017

hi all, anyone else notice the episodic screaming going on around pratt beach over the last 3-4 days? there's a man (50s-60s, grey hair, black coat) walking around from park bench to park bench, clearly with some kind of mental disorder. he'll start shaking faster and faster before screaming at the top of his lungs. super loud. he's out there yelling from 10 am well into 2-3 a.m. i feel awful for him, is there some sort of mental health service hotline/clinic i can call? i don't know what can be done really, and i don't want to call the police if he's not harming anything other than my sleep.

  • Perhaps you could call the police without giving them any specifics, so that they may be able to direct you to the right number to call to get the poor man some help. ? Just a thought.

  • Poussiequette

    Call the police. They don't just arrest people; they can hook him up with the right mental health and support resources.

  • Catherine NO!

    Try calling Thresholds and Trilogy. Both specialize in mental health and have offices in the area. Try sending them photos of the man. I wouldn't be surprised if one of their caseworkers nearby wasn't already familiar with the man, since they have drop-in services. What they can hopefully do is send a social worker out to talk to him, and offer him services/transportation to a hospital.

    http://www.thresholds.org/

    http://www.trilogyinc.org/contact

  • Pedrito I offer you the RED PILL, that's all.

    Description?

  • "a man (50s-60s, grey hair, black coat) walking around from park bench to park bench"

  • Pedrito I offer you the RED PILL, that's all.

    More detail.

  • Kelly Hudson Rogers Park resident for sometime

    Irate Cubs fan over reacting!

  • he's out here right now, screaming :(

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Kelly I like your sense of humor.

  • more of us should probably be out there screaming...

  • Pedrito I offer you the RED PILL, that's all.

    With pink hats with ears?

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Blackhawks jerseys?

  • Jeffrey Littleton Making the magic happen.

    That was me.

  • This man is probably
    screaming because he is
    finally tired of looking at
    all that Breaking News
    everyday, about a president
    that lacks empathy.
    A president who do not
    care about you not having
    Healthcare at all.πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•
    So stand up an shout like the screaming man.
    An see who can scream
    the loudest when it comes
    to our healthcare, because
    the screaming man is out
    there, an he is showing
    everybody he needs
    mental healthcare, badlyπŸ€•
    I hope the screaming man
    finds peace, because he is
    In so much pain.πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•πŸ€•

  • Pedrito I offer you the RED PILL, that's all.

    Sheryl, so how's your Obamacare? Do you like it? Good premiums?

  • Jeffrey Littleton Making the magic happen.

    I like Obamacare.

  • Manticore

    People who don't buy insurance when they can afford it are free riders.

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