Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Aug
27
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U
Aug
29
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Sep
10
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Sep
24
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U
Sep
26
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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No Shame On U 5th Annual Event feat. Sean Astin
Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

No Shame On U 5th Annual Event feat. Sean Astin

6:00 pm: VIP Meet and Greet, includes meet & greet with Sean Astin, light dinner* and VIP Gift 
7:00 pm: General Admission
7:15 pm: Program Begins with raffle, dessert reception* and an opportunity for a photo with Sean to follow.

About Sean Astin: 

Sean Astin is an American film actor, director, voice artist and producer, best known for his film roles as Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, and Bob Newby in Netflix’s hit series, Stranger Things 2. He is also the author of the New York Timesbest-selling There and Back Again, a memoir – co-written with Joe Layden – of his film career with emphasis on his experiences with the Lord of the Rings trilogy. 

Son of Academy Award winning actress Patty Duke and acclaimed actor John Astin, Sean Astin scored a career defining, triumphant success in the inspirational and universally applauded college football biopic Rudy, about the life-changing struggles and rewards of the title character, Daniel Ruettiger. In the early 2000s, he experienced another career breakthrough with his role as Samwise Gamgee in Peter Jackson’s the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, released in 2001, 2002 and 2003. Along with the many awards bestowed upon the trilogy – eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture – Astin received nominations for his own performance. He took home the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor and awards from the Las Vegas Film Critics Society, the Seattle Film Critics, the Utah Film Critics Association and the Phoenix Film Critics Society.

Since Lord of the Rings , Astin has served on the board of several non-profit organizations, including the National Center for Family Literacy. A vocal advocate for literacy, mental health awareness, bi-polar disorder, civic engagement and other issues, Astin is an energetic, passionate speaker who promotes a culture of volunteerism to all audiences.

For registration: www.nsou2019.eventbrite.com

*Dietary Laws observed

HOST COMMITTEE (in formation)

Adelberg, Becky
Ament, Joseph and Susan
Arons, Marsha
Benditzson, Nathan
David, Liron
Dolin, Wendy
Fein, Rachel
Forman, David
Gutstein, Fran
Jacobs, Sean
Kagan, Jordan
Kalman, Heidi
Koenig, Nora
Kolsky, Shifra
Kramer, Heidi
Lane, Bonnie
Levine, Melanie
Meyer, Eddie
Monto, Gayl
Morris, Hillie
Pogonitz, Rebecca
Robinson, Gila and Randy
Schwartz, Stacey
Ship, Andrea
Shub, Deborah
Simon, Bina, RN
Spitz, Ellie
Sugarman, Ellie
Warshawsky, Daniel
Weinberg, Julie

SPONSORS ( as of August, 2019)

BRONZE

Compass Health Center
Leumi USA

PARTNER

GoGo Design Group

Yellowbrick

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Tu B'Av: Love, Gratitude, Self-Care
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Tu B'Av: Love, Gratitude, Self-Care

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Av (aka Jewish Valentine's Day) with a deep dive into the true meaning of Love with Mishkan, Maggie's Place, and No Shame On U. Rabbi Jeff will lead us in a learning about Tu B'Av (in history and modern day) and then we'll open the door to love and gratitude in our lives and walk away with wellness practices to use in our every day lives. We'll examine our relationships with the love we have in our lives and the love we want.

Kosher appetizers and snacks will be served.

Our love deep dive will begin at 7 pm, where we'll collectively explore the different layers of what that word truly means in our lives.

FREE. Please register here.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Aug
13
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS
Jul
28
to Aug 4

Youth Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS

Sundays July 28th AND August 4th, 9am to 1pm. Certification requires attendance at both sessions.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

About Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Nina Henry:

Nina Henry, LCPC, CADC, Addiction Specialist at the Jewish Center for Addiction (a program of Jewish Child and Family Services), has been working in the substance use and mental health fields for more than 25 years.  She received her Masters of Counseling at Northeastern Illinois University and was certified to provide addiction treatment services by the Illinois Certification Board in 1991.  Ms. Henry was certified to provide Mental Health First Aid training in 2010.

Space is limited. To register: www.mhfajuly19.eventbrite.com

Coffee, tea, water, fruit and snacks will be served. Dietary laws observed.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Jul
23
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U
Jul
11
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Jul
9
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups
Jun
25
4:30 PM16:30

Kadima at The ARK with No Shame On U - Drop-In Groups

Connect with others in the Community:

  • Overcome isolation

  • Gain Mental Health tools

  • Find Peer Support

  • Feel Empowered

Drop-In Groups for ages 18 to 45. Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Na’ama Wasserman at NWasserman@arkchicago.org, call 773-973-1000 or go to www.arkchicago.org/kadima.

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Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center

We are dedicated to destigmatizing mental illnesses and mental health related issues. If you have a mental health story to share, awesome! If you are an ally for those who are struggling, also great! All are welcome and make sure to bring your friends!

Group will meet at:

L’Chaim Center
Deerfield Park Plaza
405 Lake Cook Road, 2017
Above the DMV
Deerfield IL

Questions: Email Sammy Schwartz at Schwartz.Sammy8@gmail.com

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Intro to Mental Health at Kehilat Chovevei Tzion
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Intro to Mental Health at Kehilat Chovevei Tzion

Dr. Melanie S. Levine will discuss a deeper understanding of the mental health issues the members of our community might face and participants will learn how to identify when to seek help.

No Shame On U is honored to partner on this important program and help de-stigmatize the experience of mental health struggles.

Dr. Melanie Levine is a licensed clinical psychologist with office locations in the Loop and Skokie. She specializes in providing evidenced-based psychotherapy for adults with mood and anxiety disorders, and medical conditions. Dr. Levine integrates Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness interventions in her work.  Dr. Levine received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami and completed her internship at Denver Health Medical Center. Her post-doctoral training focused on chronic pain management, bipolar disorder, and psychosocial oncology.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U
May
16
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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Climbing to Wellness with No Shame On U, BaMidbar and Maggie's Place
May
6
7:30 PM19:30

Climbing to Wellness with No Shame On U, BaMidbar and Maggie's Place

We’re teaming up with BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy and Maggie’s Place to talk about whole health wellness practices and reducing the stigma of mental health. What better way to launch into strength & presence than to spend a few hours climbing to new heights? Beginner climbers are welcome!

FREE event; RSVP required:

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U
Apr
29
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place at Mishkan with No Shame On U

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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Good Deeds Day with No Shame On U
Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Good Deeds Day with No Shame On U

Join JUF for a day of doing good! Good Deeds Day is an international day of service that was founded in Israel in 2007 -- last year 3.5 million volunteers across the world participated in acts of service! This year, we've got volunteer projects taking place throughout the day at different non-profits across Chicagoland. There will also be two all-ages volunteer open houses in Buffalo Grove and Northbrook with a variety of hands-on opportunities. Register for a project today and help #spreadgood into the community! A complete list of projects can be found at juf.org/gdd.

No Shame On U’s Good Deeds Day project will take place at the Volunteer Open House at the Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook from 2pm to 5pm.

To register: https://www.juf.org/tov/GoodDeedsDay.aspx

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Workshop for Suicide Loss Survivors with No Shame On U, JCFS and MISSD
Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Workshop for Suicide Loss Survivors with No Shame On U, JCFS and MISSD

This workshop will provide those touched by a suicide death an opportunity to come together in a small group setting.  We will discuss how grief can manifest itself after a suicide death and offer strategies for coping. Participants will be given time to share their experiences and learn from others who have gone through the same type of loss. Jewish resources will be shared.

To register contact:
Elizabeth Siegel Cohen, LCSW, FT at JCFS Chicago
(847) 745-5404  or elizabethcohen@jcfs.org

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Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center

We are dedicated to destigmatizing mental illnesses and mental health related issues. If you have a mental health story to share, awesome! If you are an ally for those who are struggling, also great! All are welcome and make sure to bring your friends!

Group will meet at:

L’Chaim Center
Deerfield Park Plaza
405 Lake Cook Road, 2017
Above the DMV
Deerfield IL

Questions: Email Sammy Schwartz at Schwartz.Sammy8@gmail.com

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Mobilizing Communities through Mental Health Advocacy
Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

Mobilizing Communities through Mental Health Advocacy

  • National Louis University - Northshore Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event will bring international and local mental health advocates together to discuss advocacy goals for the state of Illinois and how advocacy can mobilize communities. Panelists representing advocacy groups and coalitions, service providers, policy-makers and individuals with lived experience will discuss their perspectives on advocacy and respond to audience questions. 

Panelists: Liron David, Adv, Enosh the Israeli Mental Health Association; Virginia Goldrick, PhD, State of Illinois; Meryl Camin Sosa, Esq., Illinois Psychiatric Society; Jen McGowan-Tomke, MPH, NAMI Chicago; Marvin Lindsey, MSW, CADC, Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois; Christine Somervill, PhD, NAMI-CCNS.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited, so register now.

Schedule: 

Doors open at 8:30am

Breakfast and networking 9:00-9:30am (Kosher options available).

Program: 9:30-11am

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to: 

  1. Explore unmet mental health needs in Illinois

  2. Learn about advocacy priorities to address needs and service gaps

  3. Familiarize themselves with various strategies to support mental health advocacy in our state

1.5 CEU’s for Illinois Social Workers and Counselors ($15 cash or check, payable to MHA-Northshore)

Questions? Contact mhanorthshore@gmail.com

Sponsors: Enosh-The Israeli Mental Health Association, Mental Health America-North Shore, Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute, NAMI-Cook County North Suburban, National Louis University, No Shame on U, Turning Point BHCC.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with special guest Beth Fishman, Program Manager, Addiction Services, JCFS
Feb
28
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with special guest Beth Fishman, Program Manager, Addiction Services, JCFS

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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Angst Documentary Screening Hosted by No Shame On U
Feb
25
6:30 PM18:30

Angst Documentary Screening Hosted by No Shame On U

Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with Michael Phelps.

The goal of the film specifically is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help. Angst screens in schools, communities and theaters around the world. The film and corresponding materials provide tools, resources and above all, hope.

Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Snacks will be served. Dietary Laws observed.

General Admission: $10; Students: $5

Registration: www.nsouangst.eventbrite.com

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Understanding Mindfulness: An Experiential Presentation by Joe Rubin of Mindful Momentum Counseling
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Understanding Mindfulness: An Experiential Presentation by Joe Rubin of Mindful Momentum Counseling

Learn ancient Eastern techniques to calm your body and mind and simple, yet powerful ways to help stop your mind from limiting your ability to succeed.

Presented by Joe Rubin, MA , LCPC, and Mindful Momentum Counseling

50% of Net Proceeds will be donated to No Shame On U.

Cost: $10 at the door. Questions: https://www.mindfulmomentumcounseling.com/

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Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center
Feb
10
5:00 PM17:00

Teen Mental Health Awareness Group with No Shame On U and L'Chaim Center


This is the first meeting of this amazing new group. We are dedicated to destigmatizing mental illnesses and mental health related issues. If you have a mental health story to share, awesome! If you are an ally for those who are struggling, also great! All are welcome and make sure to bring your friends!

Group will meet at:

L’Chaim Center
Deerfield Park Plaza
405 Lake Cook Road, 2017
Above the DMV
Deerfield IL

Questions: Email Sammy Schwartz at Schwartz.Sammy8@gmail.com

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Youth Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS
Feb
10
to Feb 17

Youth Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS

Sundays February 10th AND 17th, 9am to 1pm. Certification requires attendance at both sessions.

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

About Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Nina Henry:

Nina Henry, LCPC, CADC, Addiction Specialist at the Jewish Center for Addiction (a program of Jewish Child and Family Services), has been working in the substance use and mental health fields for more than 25 years.  She received her Masters of Counseling at Northeastern Illinois University and was certified to provide addiction treatment services by the Illinois Certification Board in 1991.  Ms. Henry was certified to provide Mental Health First Aid training in 2010.

Space is limited. To register: www.mhfafeb19.eventbrite.com

Coffee, tea, water, fruit and snacks will be served. Dietary laws observed.

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan
Jan
24
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

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What Do You Think? The Mood-Thought Connection
Jan
13
12:30 PM12:30

What Do You Think? The Mood-Thought Connection

What Do You Think? The Mood-Thought Connection. Learn how changing your thoughts can affect your mood.  Women are invited to learn strategies for challenging unhelpful thinking from Dr. Melanie S. Levine, Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

About Dr. Levine:

Dr. Melanie Levine is a licensed clinical psychologist with office locations in the Loop and Skokie. She specializes in providing evidenced-based psychotherapy for adults with mood and anxiety disorders, and medical conditions. Dr. Levine integrates Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness interventions in her work.  Dr. Levine received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami and completed her internship at Denver Health Medical Center. Her post-doctoral training focused on chronic pain management, bipolar disorder, and psychosocial oncology.

Light refreshments. Kosher Dietary Laws Observed. 

Free registration. Suggested donation: $5.

Registration: www.nsouwellness2.eventbrite.com

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan
Dec
13
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

 

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Suicide in the Jewish Community: Shining a Light in the Darkness with No Shame On U, MISSD and JCFS
Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

Suicide in the Jewish Community: Shining a Light in the Darkness with No Shame On U, MISSD and JCFS

  • Beth Hillel B’nai Emunah Congregation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join No Shame On U, MISSD, and JCFS to start the conversation about suicide prevention and support in the Jewish community. Keynote speaker Michael Fine will share his harrowing journey after a horrific accident that brought him to the brink of suicide, and how his experience has brought hope to others. 

A panel of community members whose loved ones completed suicide also will share their inspirational stories of coping and healing in the aftermath of loss. 

Dessert reception to follow Kosher dietary laws observed 

REGISTER 

JCFS.formstack.com/forms/suicide_jewish_community 

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Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Drop-in Nights at Maggie's Place with No Shame On U and Mishkan

No Shame On U is honored to partner with Mishkan Chicago for drop-in nights at Maggie’s Place.  Drop by, meet new people, get support, have a coffee or play a game with a friend. Drop-in nights are your space to be you – in community. Maggie's Place is a wellness center at Mishkan Chicago dedicated to building community through a holistic approach to wellness, learning, leadership, social community and access to social services and resources. All are welcome. Join us!

For more information, please go to:  www.mishkanchicago.org/maggiesplace.

 

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Suicide: The Ripple Effect -- Free Screening
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Suicide: The Ripple Effect -- Free Screening

Free screening.


The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery.

Skokie Public Library: 5215 Oakton Street. Easily accessible via CTA Yellow Line and #97 Bus.

For more information: http://suicidetherippleeffect.com/

Hosted by Turning Point, No Shame On U, Jewish Child & Family Services, Skokie Public Library, Mental Health America North Shore, NAMI Cook County North Suburban, and Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education

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Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS
Nov
11
to Nov 18

Mental Health First Aid with No Shame On U and JCFS

When: Sunday, November 11th, 2018, 9am - 1pm AND Sunday, November 18th, 2018, 9am to 1pm.

Certification requires attendance at both 4 hour sessions.

Mental Health First Aid is an eight hour course that teaches how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. It is an important tool for friends and family members to know how to deal with loved ones living with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and many other mental health conditions.

About the Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Nina Henry:

Nina Henry, LCPC, CADC, Addiction Specialist at the Jewish Center for Addiction (a program of Jewish Child and Family Services), has been working in the substance use and mental health fields for more than 25 years.  She received her Masters of Counseling at Northeastern Illinois University and was certified to provide addiction treatment services by the Illinois Certification Board in 1991.  Ms. Henry was certified to provide Mental Health First Aid training in 2010.

Registration: www.mhfanov18.eventbrite.com

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Re-Kindling our Wellbeing: Mindfulness for the New Month
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Re-Kindling our Wellbeing: Mindfulness for the New Month

Re-Kindling Our Wellbeing: Mindfulness for the New Month. Women are invited to learn practical strategies to manage stress from Dr. Melanie S. Levine, Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

About Dr. Levine:

Dr. Melanie Levine is a licensed clinical psychologist with office locations in the Loop and Skokie. She specializes in providing evidenced-based psychotherapy for adults with mood and anxiety disorders, and medical conditions. Dr. Levine integrates Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness interventions in her work.  Dr. Levine received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami and completed her internship at Denver Health Medical Center. Her post-doctoral training focused on chronic pain management, bipolar disorder, and psychosocial oncology.

Free Registration at: www.nsouwellness.eventbrite.com

Suggested donation: $5. Light refreshments. Kosher Dietary Laws Observed.

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