FAMILY TO FAMILY NAMI

Family to Family | Starting September – Register Now

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. This course is taught by trained teachers who...

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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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