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Month: February 2020

Good Housekeeping and NAMI Join Forces to Build Awareness

By Katelyn Foehner / February 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Good Housekeeping and NAMI Join Forces to Build Awareness

In another effort to build awareness regarding mental health issues and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, NAMI is partnering with Good Housekeeping magazine. This effort includes: A survey focused … Read more

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Chicago Wolves Mental Health Day Benefits NAMI in Illinois

By Katelyn Foehner / February 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Chicago Wolves Mental Health Day Benefits NAMI in Illinois

Looking for something fun to do with the family on Sunday, March 8th? Looking for a great way to support NAMI? How about combining both! Come see the Chicago Wolves play the Rockford … Read more

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U.S. Rep. Underwood introduces legislation to expand access to primary and mental health care

By lynseybates / February 12, 2020 / Comments Off on U.S. Rep. Underwood introduces legislation to expand access to primary and mental health care

Jan 13, 2020 By Megann Horstead Northwest Herald https://www.nwherald.com/2020/01/12/u-s-rep-underwood-introduces-legislation-to-expand-access-to-primary-and-mental-health-care/awlc2qn/ GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, is looking to get a piece of legislation passed to expand access to primary … Read more

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Students could get five mental health days under new Illinois bill

By lynseybates / February 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Students could get five mental health days under new Illinois bill

February 6, 2020 By Alexxis Kerry WREX https://wrex.com/2020/02/06/students-could-get-five-mental-health-days-under-new-illinois-bill/ ROCKFORD (WREX) — It isn’t uncommon for students to miss school for the flu or strep throat, but some Illinois lawmakers say … Read more

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How To Move Forward After Going Through A Crisis

By lynseybates / February 12, 2020 / Comments Off on How To Move Forward After Going Through A Crisis

Jan. 21, 2020 By Becky Brasfield NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/January-2020/How-to-Move-Forward-After-Going-Through-a-Crisis After a crisis, recovery can be challenging. Our lives are left in turmoil caused by the stressful situation we just managed to overcome. With the … Read more

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