Family Support Group NAMI

Family Support Group – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Deerfield

For family, partners and close friends of adults living with a mental illness. Share problems you are facing and learn how others have dealt with the same issues. In a confidential environment, share your concerns and ask questions about housing, medications, government programs, therapists, and anything else troubling you. You...

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Suicide the Ripple Effect

Suicide | The Ripple Effect

The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery. This film is part of a...

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equine assisted therapy chicago

Stable’ity | Equine Therapy – Coping with Grief

A non-mounted equine facilitated therapy group to discover the power of the human + horse connection, and its ability to help manage some of life’s emotional challenges. STABLE-ITY™ THERAPY PROGRAM Helps Improve Ones Outlook on Life. Individuals dealing with addiction, depression or trauma can benefit from the amazing impact of...

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FAMILY TO FAMILY NAMI

Family to Family – (Tuesdays) Education and Support

Do You Have a Loved One Living with Mental Illness? NAMI Cook County North Suburban Offers Free Family to Family Education Programs The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a 12-session course for families and close friends of adults living with mental illness. Fall 2018 Family to Family Flyer This course...

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In Our Own Voice Chicago

In Our Own Voice | Two Individuals Share Their Compelling Story

In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is a unique community education program developed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Two individuals, living with mental illness, share their compelling, personal stories. Insights into what mental illness is, the effect the illness has had on their lives, and the prejudices and...

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ASK THE PSYCHIATRIST

Annual Meeting | Ask the Psychiatrist

Join NAMICCNS for our annual meeting and presentation by an expert on the latest treatments and research in mental health. Presenting Laura Praise, MD, Medical Director, Doreen E. Chapman Center Journey Care Administration Building Directions: Willow Rd. to Ravine Way winding onto Claire Court The meeting is located inside the...

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WRAP Class | Fall 2018

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) WRAP is an 8 week class to develop plans for daily living. It was created by Mary Ellen Copeland, PhD, while she was working on mental health recovery. WRAP-Wellness Recovery Action Plan focuses on learning to maintain wellness and recovery. Create your own individual Wellness...

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Family to Family

NAMI Basics | Fall 2018

Do You Have a Child with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties? 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...

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Balance for Success Support Group

Our Balance for Success Support Group is for individuals living with mental health issues who are balancing recovery with work or college life. This support group focuses on the challenges that comes with the everyday pressures of daily life for people in these situations. There is no registration required to...

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Connections Support Group | Mount Prospect

NAMI CCNS invites you to our Connections Support Group Our Connections Support Group is for individuals living with mental health issues. Knowing that others have similar experiences is a relief to individuals who seldom speak about their mental illness. In a comfortable environment, you can talk with no fear of...

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