• Why Diet and Mental Health Are Eternally Connected

    Why Diet and Mental Health Are Eternally Connected

    Most people think healthy eating is all about losing unwanted weight, but did you know that a proper diet helps sustain your mental health? Your body and mind are intimately connected, and they need to work in synchronization all the time in order to achieve overall wellness. We’ve compiled a...

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    Brent Sopel | From Stanley Cup Champion to Rock Bottom

    For over 25 years, Brent Sopel, former 2010 Stanley Cup Champion and Chicago Blackhawk defenseman, hid behind hockey.  It was a place he could be who he wanted to be without anyone knowing the pain that lay deep.  When the last puck was dropped on his NHL career, he was faced with...

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    Steve Milazzo | You Are Not Alone

    Steve Milazzo and his identical twin, Nick, led seemingly normal lives. They were each other’s shadows throughout childhood and adolescence. They were inseparable, until their lives were turned upside down for these two twins. This is the story of Steve and Nick Milazzo. Unfortunately, alone is exactly how I felt...

  • Dr. Segal's 5 Keys to Successful ADHD Treatment

    Dr. Segal’s 5 Keys to Successful ADHD Treatment

    Dr. Norman Segal, a popular and well established pediatrician in the Chicago Northwest suburbs, presented a talk at the Des Plaines Public Library on February 13, 2019 to a capacity crowd.  Tackling the subject of ADHD is no easy jest, however Dr. Segal gave the audience insight that left them...

  • 4 Crisis Point - children's mental health

    4 Crisis Points in Children’s Mental Health

    A child’s mental health can be impacted by stress, especially if the stress is long-term, sudden or accompanied by other life-changing events. Here are some mental health crisis points that can impact children that you should know about. A Death in the Family It doesn’t matter if it is a...

  • Winter 2019 | NAMI Newsline

    Winter 2019 | NAMI Newsline

    Winter 2019 NAMI Newsline – COOK COUNTY NORTH SUBURBAN

  • Overcoming Anorexia

    7 Biggest Challenges of Overcoming Anorexia

    Those who have never actually experienced anorexia often think others can overcome the disease simply by realizing their own inner beauty and starting to eat again. However, anorexia nervosa (an emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat) is a very complicated mental disorder...

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    5 WAYS | How Yoga Can Positively Impact Your Mental Health

    Yoga is a “no-brainer” for people that do and don’t like to exercise!  Why? Yoga is like fitness, and it is not like fitness. It resembles fitness because it strengthens your body and tones it. It is not like fitness, because it is much more than that. Yoga is a...