2015 November Public Education

Mon. Nov. 9th – Public Education Meeting – How Can You Tell If It’s Mental Illness

*Click for a downloadable PDF version* Meet Dr. Maxim A. Chasanov, M.D., who has been the Medical Director of Alexian Center for Mental Health since 2003. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and specializes in patients suffering with thought disorders. Dr. Chasanov is a recipient of the Psychiatrist of the Year Award presented...

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2015 NAMI Runs and Walks

**You can still donate until Nov 20th for the NAMI 5K Run and Walk**

* You can still make a difference this year by making a donation to our ‪#mentalhealth‬ walk until Nov 20th: https://goo.gl/chzDBf *   Results and Award Breakdown – Results went online on race day at the following link: www.ItsRaceTime.com/Results.aspx?ID=1369 Below are links to our photos and video from the 2015...

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NAMI CCNS Family Support Group in Spanish


*NOTE: NAMI CCNS no longer offers this group.  Please see our English Family Support Groups, here. Family Support Group in Spanish TIME AND LOCATION: 7:00 – 8:30 pm in Lincolnwood. For family or friends who support a loved one – adolescent or adult – with a mental illness. Family Support Group...

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NAMI E-NEWS - 8 of Our Favorite Blogs from Buzzfeed's Mental Health Week

NAMI E-NEWS – 8 of Our Favorite Blogs from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week

Here is a list of our favorite blogs from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week. So happy to have them on our Stigmafree team! ‪#‎IamStigmaFree‬ 8 of Our Favorite Blogs from Buzzfeed’s Mental Health Week Buzzfeed recently had their first ever Mental Health Week where they posted nearly 150 blogs on the subject....

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NAMI E-NEWS - A Holiday Gift From the Senate

NAMI E-NEWS – A Holiday Gift From the Senate

Late last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill (S. 993) reauthorizing and expanding the Mentally Ill Offender and Treatment Crime Reduction Act (MIOTCRA). S. 993 expands the use of MIOTCRA funds to include the following: Veterans treatment courts; Training for law enforcement and correctional officers on how to respond to...

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