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National Alliance on Mental Illness
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Illinois Campaign for the Mind of America
The Campaign for the Mind of America is a multi-year effort on many fronts to promote investment in recovery and to prevent the abandonment of yet another generation of Americans with mental illnesses to neglect and hopelessness. The Campaign highlights the need to build a comprehensive, efficient system to screen, evaluate, diagnose and treat mental illnesses at every stage of life.

Reports

Answering the Call: Reducing the Costs of Untreated Mental Illness in Illinois While Improving Care
A report from NAMI Illinois and Campaign for the Mind of America partners, released April 13, 2005 (PDF file)


General Resources

Matters of Fact - Illinois
Key facts and core statistics about the impact of untreated mental illness in the state of Illinois.

Illinois Campaign Fact Sheet
Learn about the Campaign for the Mind of America in Illinois and its community partners


Press

OpEd in Chicago Sun Times
OpEd authored by NAMI leader Decon Tom Lambert, Chicago Sun Times

News Release: Campaign Launches in Illinois
On Wednesday, April 13, NAMI Illinois launched the Campaign for the Mind of America at the state capitol.

Illinois Campaign Media Advisory
NAMI Illinois will launch the Campaign for the Mind of America on Wednesday, April 13th in Springfield with the release of a report on the state's mental health crisis.


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