Author John Shuchart, a successful entrepreneur and educator who is managing his own depression, has penned a new book, “You are not the brightest of my four sons”… and other depressing things that have been said to me. You’ll laugh along with John at the incredible, traumatic events of his life, and you’ll learn how John has reframed many of those events to eliminate the negative emotions tied to them.
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- Is Your Campus StigmaFree? NAMI Calls for Student Mental Health Action
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI
) is calling on college and university students to take a StigmaFree pledge
and fight discrimination against mental health conditions as part of a growing nationwide movement.
Coinciding with Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 4-10), NAMI sees growing student activism as the first wave of a campaign that will expand to include businesses and faith communities over the next two years. Its foundation is a pledge promising
- NAMI Offers Resources to Help for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
One Conversation Counts: NAMI Offers Resources to Help for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or background and are often the result of mental health conditions. But suicide is preventable. One conversation with a person who cares can make a difference. To honor National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers resources that can equip everyone to hold
- Mental Illness Awareness Week
Mental Illness Awareness Week
In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since then, mental health advocates across the country have joined with others in their communities to sponsor activities, large or small, for public education about mental illness.
2015 Theme and Information
Each year Mental Illnees Awareness Week occurs during the first full week of October. This year it takes place between
- CIT International Conference
April 25 – 27, 2016
Chicago Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL
What is CIT? Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is a unique partnership of law enforcement, mental health providers and advocates who are dedicated to improving upon how the criminal justice system and the mental health system can work together to better serve our citizens with mental illness in crisis. Community CIT programs have saved the lives of police officers and citizens in psychiatric crisis while enabling those officers to connect them to
- NAMI Illinois Educational Conference
October 2 & 3, 2015
Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center
2001 Waukegan Road
Techny, Illinois 60082
Watch for upcoming details!