• Jun2018

    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...

  • 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...

  • May2018

    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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Apr2018

    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...

  • 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...

  • Mar2018

    NAMI Cook County North Suburban announces that Nancy Carstedt, who has served as Executive Director since 2011, is retiring effective April 1, 2018. During the past six and a half years under Carstedt’s leadership, NAMI Cook County North Suburban has grown from a mostly volunteer organization into a professional organization...

  • There are many quotes about making a difference when it comes to mental health.  Each unique quote might mean something different to us all.  No matter how personally connected one may feel about a particular one  – all are special and important to share.  The top 10 motivational quotes that...