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High School Chat Group In Person!

Join the chat group to share what’s on your mind and become enriched with “group think.” This group will meet at: Turning Point 8324 Skokie Blvd. Skokie, IL 60077 Group Rm—128 Face Coverings and Social Distancing will be required per state mandate  

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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

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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Covid 19 Pandemic Impact on Mental Health Dr Ziffra

Combating Anxiety and Depression in a Pandemic with Dr. Ziffra

This presentation will highlight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health. Topics discussed will include: the effects of prolonged quarantine and social isolation, changes in the delivery of mental health treatment, and neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection. The presentation will also review how individuals can maintain their...

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Parenting The Other Child

Parenting the Other Child | How to Support the Sibling of a Child with Disabilities

Growing up with a sibling who has a disability can be hard. But it can also be… awesome! Based on the author’s real-life experiences, this webinar explores how siblings of kids with disabilities are special, too. Facilitated by Jessica Leving, MBA & Dustin Siegel, Psy.D. Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tgLMzKmZS0WFRIuwuuTM3w

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Wellness Action Planning

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® or WRAP®, is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well and make their life the way they want it to be. Developed by a group of people in search of ways to overcome their own mental health issues...

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Peer Support Groups: Why They Help

Event Description After you or your loved one receives a diagnosis of a mental health condition, your world has changed. Different therapies and medication can help, but Peer support has proven to be effective in addressing feelings of loneliness and isolation. We invite you to join our discussion about how...

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Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story

Unglued is a candid, funny, and refreshingly irreverent portrayal of the role a spouse takes in loving a partner with a mental illness. Intimate and ultimately hopeful, Jeff’s story chronicles the power of compassion, faith, and resilience in the survival of a marriage and a caregiver’s own well-being. Register in...

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Mindy Greiling’s memoir

Fix What You Can: Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker’s Fight for Her Son

Mindy Greiling’s memoir, Fix What You Can: Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker’s Fight for Her Son, chronicles her family’s experience and legislative work in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Greiling will highlight her advocacy work and the importance of everyone advocating, both personally and for a better mental health system.

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