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

 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 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

Covid Information and Resources

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