The National Alliance on Mental Illness-McHenry County (NAMI-MC) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those whose lives are affected by mental illness.

RESOURCES

SUPPORT

1-TO-1 PEER SUPPORT*:

  • Provided by a NAMI-MC Peer Support Specialist – for individuals living with a mental health condition and/or their family members.

*Does not replace therapy or counseling

 FAMILIES:

Family Support Group

  • Every Wednesday @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

In the Heart Center, Centegra Woodstock, 3701 Doty Road, Woodstock, Illinois

A peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness.

General Meeting – Education & Support Group

  • 3rdThursday of every month @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Community Resource Center, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake

Educational Presentation   7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Different topic each month)
Support Groups*   8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

*Groups depend on attendance and could include separate groups for: family members; persons with a diagnosis; parents/caregivers of youth and adolescents; newcomers; and/or topic specific to evening’s presentation.

Individuals Living With A Mental Health Condition:      

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (For ages 18+)

  • Wednesdays @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Community Resource Center, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake

                                                       

ADVOCACY

  • Speakers Bureau: Book an In Our Own Voice presentation and hear personal recovery stories from people living successfully in recovery from mental illnesses, or hear presentations from NAMI-MC volunteers/staff on other mental health topics based on your organization’s needs
  • Advocate at local, state, and national levels; receive legislation updates by email
  • McHenry County Mental Health Court – State’s Attorney 815.334.4159

 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Support NAMI – Visit www.namimchenrycounty.org for details