Mental Health Wellness Center Opens In Broadview As Experts Address Stigma

Saturday, October 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Top: Jeff Shapiro, Peter Briggs, Walonza Lee, Kimberly Knake, Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, Brandon Johnson. | VFP 

Last month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metro Suburban opened The Living Room at 1917 Roosevelt Road in Broadview inside of Healthcare Alternative Systems — a nonprofit that offers substance abuse support services.

Continue reading “Mental Health Wellness Center Opens In Broadview As Experts Address Stigma”

New Mental Health Wellness Center in La Grange Offers Free Service to Proviso Township Residents

The Living Room in La Grange, which is operated by NAMI Metro Suburban. \ Below, Jeffrey Shapiro, a recovery support specialist with NAMI, during a recent tour of the facility. | Michael Romain/VFP Tuesday, March 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Metro Suburban, an Oak Park-based affiliate of the national NAMI organization, is marking its 25th … Continue reading New Mental Health Wellness Center in La Grange Offers Free Service to Proviso Township Residents

TOWNSHIP NEWS: Health Is More Than Physical–Rep. Welch’s Back to School Fair Caters to the Whole Child

  Tuesday, August 12, 2014 || By Michael Romain  HILLSIDE — Hundreds cycled through the courtyard facing Wolf Road on the campus of Proviso West High School in Hillside Saturday for a back to school fair that featured more than just school supplies. Representatives from a range of social service organizations, such as Youth Outreach Services, The Answer, Inc., and the Illinois Department of Children … Continue reading TOWNSHIP NEWS: Health Is More Than Physical–Rep. Welch’s Back to School Fair Caters to the Whole Child