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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Veterans Support Group | Northbrook

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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