Family Support Groups Mental Health

NAMI Basics for Parents Class

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 are causing the behavioral difficulties • The biology of mental illness;...

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NAMI Reads | The Addicted Lawyer by Brian Cuban

Brian Cuban was living a lie. With a famous last name and a successful career as a lawyer, Brian was able to hide his clinical depression and alcohol and cocaine addictions—for a while. We invite you to NAMIReads, a conversation and meet & greet with book author Brian Cuban about...

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Kendra Gives Back Party | NAMI Run/Walk Kickoff Event!

Enjoy sips, sweets & jewels at the NAMI CCNS Run/Walk kick-off event in support of the September 23, 2018 NAMI CCNS 5K Run/Walk. 20% of all sales from this event will benefit NAMI CCNS. Come on out, socialize, sip and benefit mental health programs in your community!   @kendrascott is...

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The Trauma Brain Project

#We Too….  The Trauma Brain Project is a unique theatrical narrative that brings together three powerful communities — the Theater world, the practice of Body-Centered Therapy and the Neurology/Medical fields — in a joint effort to raise awareness, break the silence and give voice to the often voiceless women and girls who...

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NAMI READS CHICAGO

NAMIReads | On Edge: journey through anxiety

Alexandra Georgas shares her journey with her mom’s schizophrenia through storytelling and musical memoir. Living alone as a teen with her mom’s untreated schizophrenia, Sandy experienced disturbing behaviors and learned quickly how powerless she was to bring her healthy mother back to normal. NAMIReads | Alexandra Georgas – PDF Download...

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Horse Therapy | Stable-ity – Self Care 7/9-8/13

Equestrian Connection offers non-mounted therapy groups for people with a mental health diagnosis & their loved ones. Activities are designed to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, communication & conflict resolution. Stable’ty Flyer Download All groups are on Mondays. Cost: Scholarships available Session times: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. Mixed group of People...

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Horse Therapy | Stable-ity – Communication – 6/4-6/25  Mondays

Equestrian Connection offers non-mounted therapy groups for people with a mental health diagnosis & their loved ones. Activities are designed to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, communication & conflict resolution. Stable’ty Flyer Downloada> All groups are on Mondays. Cost: Scholarships available Session times: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. Mixed group of People...

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Horse Therapy | Stable-ity – Self Care 4/2-5/7 Mondays

Equestrian Connection offers non-mounted therapy groups for people with a mental health diagnosis & their loved ones. Activities are designed to address issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, communication & conflict resolution. All groups are on Mondays. Session times: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. Mixed group of People with a mental health diagnosis and...

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Equine Therapy: Dealing with Conflict

 This equine therapy group will help those caring for a lived one with a diagnosis learn horse facilitated skills to deal with conflict in their lives. Equestrian Connection is hosting this unique event over eight weeks at their facility in Lake Forest, IL. Eligibility: must have a loved one with a...

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Open Public Forum – What to do in a Mental Health Crisis

NAMI CCNS and Morton Grove Public Library present  “What to do in a Mental Health Crisis” Thursday, February 22nd 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Join our Panel or experts: Anne Head, Illinois State’s Attorney Office, Geri Selic, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Sergeant Gene Ware, Park Ridge Police.

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