Category Archives: Good News

2017 NAMI CCNS July 17 Horses Equine-assisted therapy

July 17 – Experience the HEALING POWER of HORSES

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“Your horse is a mirror to your soul, and sometimes you may not like what you see. Sometimes, you will.”
BUCK, a richly textured and visually stunning film, follows Brannaman as he teaches people to communicate with their horses.

Monday, July 17, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Equestrian Connection, 600 N. Bradley Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Meet the horses. Enjoy refreshments. Watch the film.

Equestrian Connection of Lake County and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban invite you to an evening of Equine-Assisted Therapy. Buck presents the story of one person who has found healing through horses. Dr. Colette Collins, a licensed clinical psychologist and riding instructor, shares techniques that help heal.

For more information, call 847-716-2252 or go to www.namiccns.org

2017 NAMI CCNS July 17 Horses Equine-assisted therapy

2016 Mental Health Reform Bill

Senate passed H.R. 34 (mental health and criminal justice reform)

CEL-E-BRATE GOOD TIMES… COME ON!

If you happened to listen closely enough, you might have heard our cheering just outside of DC as the Senate passed H.R. 34 (mental health and criminal justice reform) on Dec.7th by an astounding vote of 94-5.

This victory is because of the power of your voice, added to thousands of others, that form the mental health movement.

Together, we are unstoppable.

Read more about the historic bill passage here.

Take a minute to celebrate and thank your Senators who voted YES!

Email your Senators

Support the Cause

 

2016 NAMI Take the Pledge

Download your 2016 NAMI Social Media Toolkit

Click *here* to download your own copy of the 2016 NAMI Social Media Toolkit: Mental Health Month & Stigmafree

OFFICIAL HASHTAGS
#StigmaFree
#MentalHealthMonth
#MentalHealthReform

NAMI SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NAMI/
Twitter – @NAMICommunicate
Instagram – @NAMICommunicate
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/NAMIvideo/

EDITORIAL CALENDAR & CONTENT (OVERVIEW)
May 1-7 Take the Pledge
May 8-14 Share
May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree – Pass #MentalHealthReform
May 22-28 Donate 5

May 1-7 Take the Pledge
2016 NAMI Take the Pledge

2016 NAMI Take the Pledge

May 8-14 Share

Download NAMI Self-Tape Guidelines Apr2016 – Share your story!

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree – Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree & Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree & Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree & Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree & Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 15-21 Show You’re #StigmaFree & Pass #MentalHealthReform

May 22-28 Donate 5

NAMI week 4 - Donate 5

 

NAMI Now - news for Feb 2016

NAMI Now – Feb 2016 News

 * Click here for full list of NAMI Feb 2016 news items! * 

 

The Power Of Personal Stories

The Power Of Personal Stories

By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 25, 2016

Do you find it challenging to open up to others about your mental health? Here are the reasons why sharing your story can benefit you and others.

Sharing And Spreading Hope In The African American Community

Sharing And Spreading Hope In The African American Community

By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 25, 2016

Mental health awareness in the African American community has been gaining traction nationwide. Hopefully, it will continue to do so as more people share their personal stories, participate in programs such as Sharing Hope and reach out to their community members about mental health.

 

– See more at: http://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/February-2016#sthash.Cmys4Dct.dpuf