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Month: August 2017

Open House Set for the IDOC Joliet Treatment Center

By holly / August 30, 2017 / Comments Off on Open House Set for the IDOC Joliet Treatment Center

The Illinois Department of Corrections will be holding an Open House at the Joliet Treatment Center, 2848 W McDonough Street in Joliet on September 14 from 3 – 6 p.m. … Read more

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New IDOC units offer expanded mental health care

By holly / August 3, 2017 / Comments Off on New IDOC units offer expanded mental health care

NAMI Illinois is proud to have partnered with the Illinois Department of Corrections. Last year NAMI Illinois trained and certified 150 Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) staff that then trained … Read more

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The Fight Is Not Over

By lynseybates / August 2, 2017 / Comments Off on The Fight Is Not Over

July 20, 2017 | NAMI.ORG Wondering what is happening with health reform? Every day–and sometimes multiple times a day–the news changes. But what doesn’t change is NAMI’s simple test for … Read more

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Challenging Multicultural Disparities In Mental Health

By lynseybates / August 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Challenging Multicultural Disparities In Mental Health

July 10, 2017 | By Elena Schatell As the racial demographic of the U.S. continues to shift, the mental health field faces the challenge of creating equal, culturally sensitive services … Read more

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Psychiatric intensive care unit closes in Decatur

By lynseybates / August 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Psychiatric intensive care unit closes in Decatur

July 13, 2017 | By Joe Cadotte Many rural communities in Illinois are experiencing more and more people suffering from mental illness. Resources are shrinking in many towns and counties. … Read more

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