Perspective: Family Support and One-on-One Services

To put it succinctly...NAMI McHenry pulled me and my diagnosed adult son out of desperation!

I don't even want to think about where, or in what state, we would be without their guidance, compassion, and most of all their advocacy. I believe their success comes from their multi-faceted approach. My son and I have been the beneficiaries of family support group, peer-to-peer support group, recovery support team, one-on-one support, crisis support, and advocacy with hospitals, doctors, and the court. Add education to this mix, all the while focused on the specific needs of the person with mental illness, it exemplifies "When 'I' becomes 'We', Illness becomes Wellness."

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A Pandemic. Political unrest. Economic uncertainty. Personal trials.

With so much outside of our control, it’s never been more important to focus on the things we can control. The Community Foundation for McHenry County and NAMI McHenry County are pleased to present “Life Connected,” a series focused on the humanity that unites us, the empowerment of self-care and the gratification of being purposefully engaged in health, life and community.

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