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Upcoming events

Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk
September 24, 2016

Join Linden Oaks Behavioral Health as we partner with JUST DuPage and West Suburban Fellowship Club to present the third annual Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk. 

This 5K is aimed at raising awareness about addiction and celebrate those in recovery.  Proceeds from the event will benefit recovery services for people dealing with addictions.

We have built a solid foundation during the past two years, and we expect 2016 to be even better.

Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk

  • Saturday, September 24
  • Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton IL 60139 (Equestrian track on Naperville Road south of Butterfield Road)
  • 10:00 am 5K Start (Packet Pickup/Registration 9/24 at 8:00 am and 9/22 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at Dick Pond in Lisle)
  • 5K Fee: $35 (includes t-shirt and raffle ticket)
  • Trail style course through woodlands, meadows, and fields

To register for the 5K Run/Walk, CLICK HERE.  

Come out to bring awareness to the disease of addiction that we face in our communities as well as celebrate the joy of living a life of recovery and wellness.



Annual Events

Linden Oaks hosts public programs throughout the year to raise awareness of mental health issues and provide support to the community.

Music and the Mind

The Music and the Mind event features a lecture-recital by Juilliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan. His performance explores the impact of psychological factors and psychiatric illness on the creative output of the great composers. At last year’s event, Kogan profiled American composer George Gershwin (1898-1937). The program included performances of Gershwin masterpieces such as Rhapsody in Blue and Porgy and Bess.

Annual ANAD Candlelight Vigil presented by Linden Oaks

Each year, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health and the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders host an annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders. The event is held in the Healing Garden of Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, on the campus of Edward Hospital. Nearly 300 people attend the event, which is held to help motivate and encourage recovery, provide support for families, commemorate those who have lost their lives, and recognize those who have recovered and survived.

Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk

The Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run Walk takes place at the DuPage County Forest Preserve.  The Run/Walk is trail style course through woodlands, meadows and fields. The event is designed to raise awareness for addiction and support individuals in recovery. Competitive/novice runners and walkers welcome as well as children for a kids fun run.