Veteran's Story Telling Project

VETERAN STORY TELLING PROJECT

Don’t miss this gripping opportunity to bear witness to the grit and resilience of local veterans and family members who have joined forces to build community by sharing their own stories, in their own words, for those of us who are willing to step up and listen. Having staged productions...

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Family Support Group NAMI

Family Support Group – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Deerfield

For family, 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. You...

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Suicide the Ripple Effect

Suicide | The Ripple Effect

The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery. This film is part of a...

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equine assisted therapy chicago

Stable’ity | Equine Therapy – Coping with Anxiety/Depression

Join EQUESTRIAN CONNECTION and NAMI Cook County Suburban, for a non-mounted Equine Facilitated Therapy group, and discover the power of the human+horse connection, and its ability to help manage some of life’s emotional challenges. STABLE-ITY™ THERAPY PROGRAM Helps Improve Ones Outlook on Life. Individuals dealing with addiction, depression or trauma...

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FAMILY TO FAMILY NAMI

Family to Family – (Tuesdays) Education and Support

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. Fall 2018 Family to Family Flyer This course...

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In Our Own Voice Chicago

In Our Own Voice | Two Individuals Share Their Compelling Story

In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is a unique community education program developed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Two individuals, living with mental illness, share their compelling, personal stories. Insights into what mental illness is, the effect the illness has had on their lives, and the prejudices and...

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WRAP Class | Fall 2018

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) WRAP is an 8 week class to develop plans for daily living. It was created by Mary Ellen Copeland, PhD, while she was working on mental health recovery. WRAP-Wellness Recovery Action Plan focuses on learning to maintain wellness and recovery. Create your own individual Wellness...

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Family to Family

NAMI Basics | Fall 2018

Do You Have a Child with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties? NAMI Basics for Parents Class provides Education and Support for You, Your Family, and Your Child FREE six week course offered for parents or family caregivers of school-age children and adolescents with mental health issues. Classes include: Understanding the illnesses that...

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NAMI MOVES CHICAGO Fitness Support Group

NAMIMoves Run/Walk and Fitness Support Group | Skokie

How is NAMI Moves Structured? Meets weekly for 60 – 90 minutes, depending on how long you want to run. The location has paved trail loops and the distance can be extended. The first 15-20 minutes will be introductions and a program overview. There is no need to register –...

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