• Kate Spade Suicide

    Kate Spade Suicide | A Note to Loved Ones

    Kate Spade was a fashion inspiration around the world.  It was the story of a fashion fairly tale with a love for work and family.  Seemingly she had it all together.  Despite Kate Spade’s net worth of nearly $200 million dollars, according to Celebrity Net Worth, she had fallen into...

  • Chicago Jewish Festival

    Jewish Festival | June 10, 2018

    This year we will be at the Jewish Festival in the green tent!  Come out and visit us! Here’s all the info you need to know about this year’s festivities! It’s a Festival Year! Sunday, June 10, 2018 11:00am To 6:00pm St. Paul Woods, Cook County Forest Preserve $5 Suggested...

  • 2018 NAMI Newsline Jan-May

    NAMI CCNS | Newsline May 2018

    All the latest news and events here at the National Alliance on Mental Illness | Cook County North Suburban. NAMI CCNS NEWSLINE May 2018 PDF Download

  • A Mental Health Diagnosis & The Aftermath

    What happens after your loved one is faced with a mental health diagnosis? The time in between treatments can be long but feel endless? Do you go home and carry on as though nothing has changed? Do you find yourself paralyzed and unable to figure out how to comfort the...

  • Caring for the Caregiver | NAMI Family to Family

    New Study of Caregivers Sheds Light on Importance of Family to Family

    NAMI has long recognized that “caring for the caregiver” is crucial to effective, ongoing care for a loved one with mental illness. A recent study of adult caregivers provides further evidence of the need for Family to Family. An earlier study estimated that the average caregiver contributes up to 104...

  • #CURESTIGMA - Mental Health Awareness Month

    Mental Health Month | #CureStigma

    Mental Health Month | #CureStigma Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI CCNS and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that...

  • Schizophrenia Myths | Top 5

    Top 5 Schizophrenia Myths

    There are many myths about people with schizophrenia.  Our Top 5 Schizophrenia Myths sheds light on a mental health subject we all need to be aware of! #1 – People with Schizophrenia are Violent The reality is, that this disease will never fundamentally change who the person really is underneath...

  • NAMI MOVES CHICAGO

    NAMIMoves | Run/Walk and Fitness Support Group

    Introducing NAMI Moves! We’re excited to introduce a new NAMI CCNS pilot program – NAMI Moves; a weekly fitness running/walking mental health support program! You may have heard that exercise and physical activity are good for your mental health. In some cases it may be as effective as medication.* Have...