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To recover, our loved ones with a severe mental illness must have good access to an effective mental health care system, one that is comprehensive, seamless and assertive. For this to occur, those who are affected by mental illness--primarily individuals with mental illness, family members, providers, and other stakeholders--must be strong advocates, aggressivley informing legislators and other decison makers that, with proper psychiatric care, people with mental illnesses can recover to live self-fulfilling and productive lives.
Lean how you can take action on issues regarding mental illnesses by
VOLUNTEERING and communicating your message using
RECOVERY TOPICS (pgs 1-15) and ADVOCACY TOOLS
TO CONTACT your elected officials and decision makers
Board of health meetings are held at 111 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 at 6:15 pm on schedule dates in the Lower Level Conference Room #1: 2010 Meeting Schedule.
NAMI of DuPage County participates with other NAMI affiliates to provide a key voice for state and federal public and private-sector policies that facilitate research, end discrimination, reduce barriers to successful life in the community and promote timely, comprehensive and effective mental health services and supports.