2016 NAMI CCNS Spring Benefit

NAMI CCNS Spring Benefit! – Making Stigma Disappear – April 16, 2016

Click here for more information on our Spring Gala, including online payment options! ____________________________________ Click here to download your formal invitation. Gala Sponsor Letter 2016 For too long, mental illness has been an unmentionable illness, even though one in five Americans struggle with it and it can do great harm not...

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Tell Congress To Stop Playing Political Football With Mental Health! #NAMI

Advocacy Action – Tell Congress To Stop Playing Political Football With Mental Health!

While Congress lets mental health reform legislation languish on the sidelines, millions of Americans struggle daily to get the mental health care they need. Congress should play like America’s team and champion bipartisan mental health reform (HR 2646 and S 1945) now. How will mental health reform legislation help? Mental...

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NAMI Advocacy - Advocate on Current Legislation

Take Action on Advocacy Issues

Check out NAMI national for even more Advocacy Issues Advocate on Current Legislation Become an advocate and help influence positive policy reform in your community and across the country. Take Action – See more at: http://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/Take-Action-on-Advocacy-Issues#sthash.oNySqgBc.dpuf   Learn about the Issues Mental health public policy is a complicated topic, learn more...

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2016 namiccns supported employment july14 MENTAL HEALTH NEWS - Supported Employment

MENTAL HEALTH NEWS – Supported Employment

* Click here for PDF download * The Illinois Department of Human Services [IL DHS], Division of Mental Health [DMH] with assistance from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s [UIC] Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy [CMHSRP] has created an Illinois Individual Placement and Support/Supported Employment [IPS/SE] Web...

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NAMI Now - news for Feb 2016

NAMI Now – Feb 2016 News

 * Click here for full list of NAMI Feb 2016 news items! *    Movies In 2015 That Showcased Mental Health By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 26, 2016 Getting pumped for the Oscars on Sunday? Here are a few movies from 2015 that exemplified what it’s like to live with...

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Calling 911 and Talking with Police - #NAMI

Calling 911 and Talking with Police

Please click here to visit our NAMI National article for more information. If a situation escalates into a crisis, you may have to call the police. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to keep the situation as calm as possible. See more at: https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Family-Members-and-Caregivers/Calling-911-and-Talking-with-Police#sthash.2KnLv2p0.BPEP2G1d.dpuf

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