Family to Family Education Programs – 12 weeks (6/12-8/28)/ Tuesdays

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a FREE 12-week course for families and close friends of adults with mental illness. This course is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness, such as major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety...

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On-the-Table | FaithNet Breakfast

Please join NAMI Cook County North Suburban for a conversation on Faith and Hope Tuesday, May 29, 7:30 to 9 am at Park Ridge Community Church Continental Breakfast will be provided

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Remarkable Lives | Inspiring Stories of the Uniquely-Abled

Join us for an afternoon with keynote speaker, Rebecca Alexander, LCSW-R, MPH, PLLC , who will be sharing her own story of being a disability rights advocate, psychotherapist, author, extreme athlete & volunteer who lives almost completely blind and deaf June 10th from 4 to 6PM  at Equestrian Connection in Lake Forest, IL...

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Horse Therapy | Stable’ty – Anxiety and Depression- 6/4 – 7/30 Mondays

Equestrian Connection offers non-mounted therapy groups for people with a mental health diagnosis & their loved ones. Activities are designed to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, and communication. Session times: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. Mixed group of People with a mental health diagnosis and Loved Ones. 6/4-7/30 (no group 7/2) Space...

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Cerebral Supports | Epilepsy Support Group for Individuals Living with both Mental Health Conditions and Epilepsy

If you are living with a mental health condition and have Epilepsy this group will be a great place for you to find support and friendships with others also living with both conditions. Meeting are held the 4th Wednesday of each month beginning May 23rd. Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30...

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NAMI MOVES CHICAGO Fitness Support Group

NAMIMoves Run/Walk and Fitness Support Group

How is NAMI Moves Structured? Meets weekly for 60 – 90 minutes, depending on how long you want to run. The location has paved trail loops and the distance can be extended. The first 15-20 minutes will be introductions and a program overview. There will be two pace groups each...

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Family Support Groups Mental Health

NAMI Basics for Parents Class

NAMI Basics for Parents Class provides Education and Support for You, Your Family, and Your Child FREE, six week course offered for parents or family caregivers of school-age children and adolescents with mental health issues. Classes include: •Understanding the illnesses that are causing the behavioral difficulties • The biology of mental illness;...

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NAMI Reads | The Addicted Lawyer by Brian Cuban

Brian Cuban was living a lie. With a famous last name and a successful career as a lawyer, Brian was able to hide his clinical depression and alcohol and cocaine addictions—for a while. We invite you to NAMIReads, a conversation and meet & greet with book author Brian Cuban about...

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Kendra Gives Back Party | NAMI Run/Walk Kickoff Event!

Enjoy sips, sweets & jewels at the NAMI CCNS Run/Walk kick-off event in support of the September 23, 2018 NAMI CCNS 5K Run/Walk. 20% of all sales from this event will benefit NAMI CCNS. Come on out, socialize, sip and benefit mental health programs in your community!

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NAMI CCNS Run / Walk – September 23, 2018

Join us for NAMIWalks | Cook County North Suburban 2018 on Sunday, September 23rd! The day will bring together over one thousand participants who run or walk to bring awareness to mental health and addiction issues, eliminate stigma and end the silence, and raise funds for the critical services that...

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