Asian Hate

Asian Hate, Identity & Trauma in a Pandemic: Asian American Short Films

About this event Co-sponsored by the Northwestern University Asian American Studies Program and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Asian Hate, Identity, & Trauma in a Pandemic: Asian American Short Films Curated by Huu T. Ly with respondents: Ji-Yeon Yuh, Director, Northwestern University Asian American Studies Program, and Dr. Qianhui Zhang, Clinical Psychologist, Northwestern...

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Mental Health is Essential - Support for Caregivers

Support for Caregivers | Mental Health Matters Series

The learning goals for this talk are: Understand the complex challenges caregivers face Learn how to navigate a crisis for our loved ones and ourselves Learn from caregivers with lived experience Recognize that self-acceptance is a journey Facilitated by Christine Somervill, Ph.D., Program Director, NAMI Cook County North Suburban Speakers:...

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Who’s Normal? NAMI Streams Series

https://ga.video.cdn.pbs.org/videos/mysteries-mental-illness/cff074e1-d508-4a2d-9b23-1082b239c82d/2000240866/hd-16x9-mezzanine-1080p/e2-ryan-mains-mp4-720p-3000k.mp4 Characters include Ryan Mains, a former firefighter and Iraq veteran struggling with PTSD,  Mia Yamamoto, born in a Japanese internment camp, who became California’s first openly transgender lawyer, throughout her life resisting being labeled as having a ‘mental illness’; and Michael Walrond, a Harlem based pastor and healer who...

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Mental Health Essential Series | Coping With Grief & Loss

Coping with Grief & Loss | Mental Health is Essential Series

We all experience loss, but all handle it differently.  Through loss, we go through unique categories of grief.  This webinar will discuss the difference between the normal reaction of grief and mental illnesses such as depression. We’ll practice strategies of self-care and best practices when trying to support others through...

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Sundays Social | Special Needs Social Gathering

Join us for a special afternoon of community for all of our Sundays at One for all of our special needs individuals. RSVP to Roberta Chernawsky (847) 962 – 4243 or rchernawsky@aol.com Activity – Ukraine Service Project Aid Collection Project for Ukraine As you know, there is a terrible war...

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NAMI Ask the Expert: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions

NEW- NAMI Streams!    Curated mental health content from the most reliable source- The National Alliance on Mental Illness! NAMI Ask the Expert: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions In this NAMI Ask the Expert webinar, clinical psychologist Dr. Ross Greene will provide an overview of his extensive work around the school...

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Family Support Group NAMI

Family & Parent Support Group | ONLINE (Thursdays @7PM)

For family, parents, 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....

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Intimate Portraits: Living Well in Recovery

What does living in recovery mean? How does one move from dark days to thriving with a diagnosis. Whether you are a mom, student, or working professional, this presentation will change your perspective. Join Alyx and Jess as they share their personal stories of mental health challenges and how they...

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MENTAL HEALTH IS ESSENTIAL SERIES: TRAUMA AND WHAT IT MIGHT LOOK LIKE DURING COVID-19

MENTAL HEALTH IS ESSENTIAL SERIES: Trauma And What It Might Look Like During Covid-19

Learn about how the body and mind experience trauma response Learn how to identify trauma response in children, teens, and adults Learn the differences between trauma response and the mental health diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Facilitated by Dr. Marni Rosen, Psy.D ATR-BC, who is the Practice Director, Clinical Psychologist,...

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In the Wake of Suicide NAMI Webinar

In the Wake of Suicide

This presentation, with Deborah Majors, PhD, LCSW, will highlight the latest confirmed suicide data from the CDC, identify risks and protective factors, point out frequent misconceptions about suicide, and what we understand about why people end their lives. There will also be a discussion about what makes the experience of...

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