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Month: December 2019

Why The Holidays Can Feel So Lonely – And How You Can Cope

By Katelyn Foehner / December 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Why The Holidays Can Feel So Lonely – And How You Can Cope

What makes the season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day especially difficult for those of us living with mental illness? Maybe it’s the pressure to feel merry and bright, even … Read more

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You Are Not Alone This Holiday Season

By Katelyn Foehner / December 16, 2019 / Comments Off on You Are Not Alone This Holiday Season

NAMI Illinois recognizes that the holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and cheer and gatherings, but for some families the reality can be very different, particularly for … Read more

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McHenry-area educators begin mental health first aid training

By lynseybates / December 13, 2019 / Comments Off on McHenry-area educators begin mental health first aid training

Dec. 8, 2019 By Submitted Report Northwest Herald https://www.nwherald.com/2019/12/07/mchenry-area-educators-begin-mental-health-first-aid-training/aunxbt7/ McHenry-area educators are joining an international movement to promote quick action to youth mental health issues by embarking on Youth Mental … Read more

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Demand for mental-health services surging on UI campus

By lynseybates / December 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Demand for mental-health services surging on UI campus

Dec 5, 2019 By Julie Wurth The News-Gazette https://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/university-illinois/demand-for-mental-health-services-surging-on-ui-campus/article_cbbbe5ea-987e-562b-afb8-eb3cd1d8d793.html CHAMPAIGN — The mental-health statistics are startling. In 2018-19, the number of crisis walk-in appointments at the University of Illinois Counseling … Read more

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NAMI Applauds FCC Leadership On 9-8-8 Crisis Number

By lynseybates / December 13, 2019 / Comments Off on NAMI Applauds FCC Leadership On 9-8-8 Crisis Number

12/11/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-FCC-Leadership-on-9-8-8-Crisis-Number This week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to designate 9-8-8 as the 3-digit number for a national suicide prevention and … Read more

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