At NAMI CCNS We Offer Support & Encouragement
Families, Friends & Those Fighting Mental Illness.
NEW Class & Meeting Below
Family to Family Classes Start June 11, 2013
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What is NAMI?
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has a national organization as well as state organizations and local affiliates in more than 1,100 communities across the country.
Who does NAMI help?
YOU: Someone who has, or has had, struggles with a mental illness. A parent. child, brother, sister or caregiver of someone with a mental illness. A friend, ally, employer, partner, or advocate of someone who has a mental illness. A community member, business owner or caring individual who wants to know more.
We help YOU!
What does NAMI Cook County North Suburban do?
Through the dedicated efforts of grassroots leaders, NAMI focuses on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, reform and health: Support, Education, and Advocacy.
Support: Awareness and a Pathway to Recovery
NAMI’s support and public education efforts are focused on offering individuals and the community, resources and information about mental illness through a variety of activities, including:
- Connection Support Group
- Family Support Group
- Parent Support Group
- NAMI CCNS Warm Line
- The NAMI National Information HelpLine
Education: The Face and Voice of Mental Illness
NAMI CCNS offers signature programs to empower you with knowledge, resources, a sense of community, and strategies.
- Family to Family
- Basic For Parents
- In Our Own Voice
- Parents and Teachers as Allies
- Ending the Silence
- Public Lecture Series
Advocacy: A Respected Force
NAMI is recognized as the voice of reason on mental illness. NAMI has fought for public policy changes that raise the bar on mental illness care, promote treatment and research, and deflate stigma at every opportunity.
- NAMI NEWSLINE
- NAMI ADVOCATE and ADVOCATE Newsletter
- Weekly Website Blogs
- NAMI CCNS FACEBOOK Updates
- Customized Community Presentations
For more information, please contact:
NAMI CCNS 847-716-2252