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from NAMI.org
The Karen Effect It was the sense of belonging, of being cared for in this most basic way, that Karen and her family needed most.
What Im Thankful for at NAMI
NAMI Advocacy Update: November 2014
Henderson Behavioral Health Advancing Early Intervention
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IN OUR OWN VOICE (IOOV)

In Our Own Voice is an interactive public recovery education program presented by trained consumers (individuals with mental illness) to lay audiences, professionals and other consumers about the reality of living with mental illness and the high potential for recovery.  This program also helps to diminish the stigma surrounding those with mental illness.

In Our Own Voie (IOOV) is premiere education program which trains individuals with mental illness to speak to community audiences about their experiences with brain disorders, treatment and recovery.  “In Our Own Voice”  is a practical tool to educate and increase awareness about the true nature of brain disorders, commonly known as mental illnesses.  This presentation covers issues frequently faced by those dealing with severe mental illnesses:

  1. Dark days
  2. Acceptance
  3. Treatment
  4. Coping Strategies
  5. Successes,  hopes and dreams

Presentations are offered to:

Educators

Law enforcement

Churches

Politicians

Civic Groups

Professionals

Students

For more information contact NAMI Northern Illinois at 815 963-2470.

 

 

 


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