Join us for the 13th MHAGC Golf Outing
at The Makray Memorial Golf Club
1010 S. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010
Thursday, July 17, 2014
......Make This A Day for Your Mental Health!
Antidepressant use soars in U.S., new study says
According to an article published in the Chicago Red Eye on October 20th, more than one in 10 Americans over the age of 12 takes an antidepressant, a class of drugs that has
Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness
A new research led by Dr. Nassir Ghaemi, of the Moods Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston lays out the argument that leaders with
Autistic and Seeking a Place in an Adult World
With some 200,000 autistic teenagers set to come of age in the United States over the next five years alone, little is known about their ability to participate fully in public
Bullies in Kindergarten?
On the Rachael Ray show, Rachael Ray introduces Little Girls Can Be Mean author Dr. Michelle Anthony, who says it's not unusual for kids to bully at the start of elementary school. So what can
No more stigma, no more denial and no more suffering! "Say Yes to Mental Health" is the MHAGC Campaign to end the stigma that deters us from having a life that includes mental well being. We say yes to end the stigma and are moving forward by providing knowledge and the tools to help individuals, adolescents and their families lead mentally healthy lives. We want them to get help if they need it and help others who need it as well!
HELP US REACH $1 MILLION!
We have a major mission to reach a million dollars. Please help by clicking on the “Donate" button as Just a Buck May Save a Life...post this in your LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter profiles and ask your contacts, friends and followers to donate and help middle school students and adolescents learn about mental health, bullying issues, dealing with transition and more; all with the goal of reducing the stigma, eradicating suicide attempts and helping our children and adolescents know when they should reach out for help instead of going it alone.
Youth Suicide Awareness in Middle and High Schools
We provide suicide awareness and prevention workshops for teachers (two CPDU's).
For more information please call 312-781-7780.
"Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all" -- Bill Clinton