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from NAMI.org
People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System: A Cry for Help Each year 2 million with mental illness are arrested. How can we improve the system?
Emotional Eating: When Food = Love
Stopping the Holidays from Getting You Down
Health Insurance and Mental Health Services
-more at NAMI.org-
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NAMI Principles of Support

We will see the individual first, not the illness.

We recognize mental illnesses are brain disorders.

We aim for better coping skills.

We find strength in sharing experiences.

We reject stigma in ourselves and in others.

We won't judge anyone's pain as less than our own.

We forgive ourselves and reject guilt.

We embrace humor as healthy.

We accept we cannot resolve all problems.

We expect a better future in a realistic way.

We will never give up hope!

 

                                                                          

Meetings:

     Individual and Family Support Meetings:

     The 1st Saturday of every month ~ 1:00pm-3:00pm

     The 3rd Wednesday of every month ~ 7:00pm-9:00pm

     NAMI Connections--Peer Support Meetings:

     NAMI Connections meetings are held in a separate area of First Christian Church

     on the same days and at the same times as the Individual and Family meetings

     noted above.

  

     All meetings are held at:

     First Christian Church  700 South 6th Street   Springfield IL

     For more info please call 891-5570 (217 area)

     Or you can email  namispringfieldil@hotmail.com 

     Website for NAMI Springfield  www.nami.org/sites/NAMISpringfield

                                                                 

 


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