Trigger Warnings and Mental Health

Mental Health & Trigger Warning Happy America – A Societal Coddling

The movement of “trigger warnings” and so-called “safe spaces” that are primarily on college campuses are supposed to protect people from being uncomfortable/offended/traumatized from content, a phrase, or even a simple word. Could it be doing the exact opposite?  Is this the new world of the “Trophy Generation”?  It’s time...

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Google NAMI PTSD

Google Partners With NAMI To Increase Understanding Of PTSD

In any given year, about 14 million adults in the U.S. will experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can develop after any traumatic event, including combat, hurricanes, earthquakes or experiences like mass shootings, assaults or even car accidents. However, despite how common this condition is, treatment-seeking is low. That’s why...

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NAMI CCNS Represented at Supportive Housing Expo

NAMI Cook County North Suburban Board member Judy Graff, chair of the Program Committee and a Basics teacher, also serves as board secretary for the North/Northwest Suburban Task Force on Supportive Housing for Individuals with Mental Illness. Judy represented NAMI CCNS and the Housing Task Force at the 6th Annual...

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Camaro Club NAMI

Thanks to John Pendola and the Illinois Camaro Car Club

A big thank you goes out to John Pendola and the Illinois Camaro Car Club for the very generous donation of over $1300 to NAMI CCNS . We were able to talk, greet and tell all the Camaro Club enthusiasts all about NAMI CCNS! John Pendola and Sue Ockerlund are holding...

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