Family Support Group NAMI

Family Support Group| ONLINE (2nd & 4th Tuesdays @5:30PM)

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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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 | Individuals Share Their Compelling Story

In Our Own Voice: Living well in recovery takes us on a journey individuals who have a mental health diagnosis and are mastering the art of living well. Each is different. Each is enlightening. Each is a message of hope. NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations change attitudes, assumptions 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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veterans support group

Veterans Support Group | ONLINE (2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 6:30PM)

For veterans living with a mental illness or mental health issues and Gold Star Families. 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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FREE Yoga on the Green | Downtown Skokie Outdoor Farmers’ Market

Skokie’s famous, fabulous, fantastic Farmers’ Market, celebrating more than a quarter century of operation, presents farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. Farmers’ Market continues to proudly boast of this community-spirited event and the freshness of its vegetables, fruits, cheeses and flowers, often picked just hours before being...

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Family to Family Education Programs – 12 weeks (6/12-8/28)/ Tuesdays

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a FREE 12-week course for families and close friends of adults with mental illness. This course is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness, such as major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety...

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