NAMI (National Alliance On Mental Illness)  Mental Health Resources

Support for Frontline Caregivers
Wellness Support for those working on the front lines caring for others during this unprecedented pandemic (18+ years). Thursdays, 6- 7:30 p.m. No charge, but registration is required. Visit namimchenrycounty.org

 The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater Chicago has started a great lineup of speakers and activities via the Zoom video communications app. We hope you’ll join us!

Mondays at noon – Mindfullness Mondays

Mondays at 7 p.m. – Yoga

Tuesdays at noon – Music and Wellness

Wednesdays at 7 p.m. – DBSA-GC Peer Support Group

Thursdays at 6 p.m. – Cooking

All events are free but may change from week to week – Visit DBSA-GC.org for details and registration!

 NAMI Walks: Thursdays, 11 a.m.
We will meet at Falcon Park in Palatine, and even though we have to stay 6 feet from each other, we will see each other, shout hello and get outside. Call Lorri at (815) 575-3106 or Noel at (617) 921-6355 for more information.

Emotional support during the lockdown
Text the Call4Calm text line to talk to a mental health professional. Text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0, or for Spanish, “HABLAR” to 5-5-2-0-2-0. You will receive a call back within 24 hours. (You can also text keywords such as “unemployment,” “food” or “shelter” to receive information on those topics.)

Mental Health Coping Strategies
https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/March-2020/Coronavirus-Mental-Health-Coping-Strategies

Covid Information and Resources
https://www.nami.org/Support-Education/NAMI-HelpLine/COVID-19-Information-and-Resources

Information provided by NAMI Barrington
namiba.org   (847) 496-1415 
NAMI Barrington Area | PO Box 474, Barrington, IL 60011