NAMI Advocacy - Advocate on Current Legislation

Take Action on Advocacy Issues

Check out NAMI national for even more Advocacy Issues Advocate on Current Legislation Become an advocate and help influence positive policy reform in your community and across the country. Take Action – See more at: http://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Take-Action-on-Advocacy-Issues#sthash.oNySqgBc.dpuf   Learn about the Issues Mental health public policy is a complicated topic, learn more...

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MENTAL HEALTH NEWS – Supported Employment

* Click here for PDF download * The Illinois Department of Human Services [IL DHS], Division of Mental Health [DMH] with assistance from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s [UIC] Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy [CMHSRP] has created an Illinois Individual Placement and Support/Supported Employment [IPS/SE] Web...

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NAMI Now - news for Feb 2016

NAMI Now – Feb 2016 News

 * Click here for full list of NAMI Feb 2016 news items! *    Movies In 2015 That Showcased Mental Health By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 26, 2016 Getting pumped for the Oscars on Sunday? Here are a few movies from 2015 that exemplified what it’s like to live with...

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Calling 911 and Talking with Police - #NAMI

Calling 911 and Talking with Police

Please click here to visit our NAMI National article for more information. If a situation escalates into a crisis, you may have to call the police. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to keep the situation as calm as possible. See more at: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Calling-911-and-Talking-with-Police#sthash.2KnLv2p0.BPEP2G1d.dpuf

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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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