November 8, 2019
October 23, 2019 By Carter Barrett Illinois Public Radio https://will.illinois.edu/news/story/how-telehealth-gives-a-rural-school-more-mental-health-services In rural areas, access to mental health services can be limited, sometimes even more so for teens and children. And the need for these services is growing, so one Midwestern school is using technology to help bridge this gap. Two hours south of Indianapolis is […]
Oct 09, 2019 1:51 PM By Yadira Sanchez Olsen Chicago Tribune https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/ct-lns-mental-health-conference-st-1010-20191009-2aqyzq7vabb3bmah4gy2apbre4-story.html Barriers minority students face when experiencing mental health issues, and how staff can provide assistance, was discussed this week at a presentation hosted at the College of Lake County. Trusting that someone will understand what they’re going through is one key roadblock identified […]
Nov. 04, 2019 By Izzy Gonçalves NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2019/How-Families-Can-Work-Together Over 15 years, my spouse and I struggled with her severe bipolar I disorder. We went through weeks-long psychiatric hospitalizations, disrupted relationships and stalled personal and professional goals. Eventually, I took grudging ownership of her treatment. We resented each other, and we didn’t work together. I now know […]
11/6/2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Applauds-HHS-for-Removing-Barriers-to-Treatment-for-People-with-Serious-Mental-Illness Today, the federal government announced the approval of the first-of-its-kind Medicaid demonstration project that aims to broaden treatment services available to Medicaid beneficiaries with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance in the District of Columbia.
October 31, 2019
Seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead us into the future The Executive Director will provide oversight of statewide NAMI in Illinois activities. This will include statewide program management of the education, support and advocacy programs, with the expectation that access to residents across the state will increase. This will be accomplished by working […]
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