Devon Bank, Lower Level, 6445 N. Western Ave., Chicago
Educational meetings are held on the second Monday
of the month featuring expert speakers and programs
on topics of interest to our membership. Please check
our Calendar for topics and details about the presenters.
Support group meetings are held on the second Wednesdays and fourth Monday of each month. We also offer a separate group for veterans, family and
friends at the same time.
Monday & Wednesday meetings start at 6:30pm with registration, socialization, and announcements
preceding the meeting. The bank is just north of Devon Avenue on Western. Free adjacent parking & public transportation are available. No meetings on bank holidays. Our phone number is 773-465-3280.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Feinberg Pavillion, 251 E. Huron, Room 2-716, Chicago
This support group meets on the first and third
Thursday of each month at 6:30pm. Reduced
parking with validation and public transportation are available. For questions about this group, contact Marty Heller at 847-831-0287.
Village of Brookfield, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, IL
We will meet every Friday at 7:00pm in Conference Room C located in the basement. Enter through the Police dept. entrance on the west side, wave to the dispatcher, and proceed. This group is for consumers
and their families. Veterans are welcome. NOTE: Please call John Ross at 708-856-1992 prior to attending a meeting here.
Palatine Public Library, 700 N. Court, Palatine
Support group meetings are held here on the first & third Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm. Consumers and family are both welcome. If you have questions about this group, contact Judy Sturm at 847-359-4140.
NorthShore University HealthSystem -
2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL
We meet on the first Monday of every month at 6:30pm and on the first & third Tuesday of each month from 3:00 - 4:30PM. Hospital parking is available, but no vouchers however. The building is also ½ block from the Purple Line at the Central Ave. stop.
All meetings are free. Donations are more than welcome. Possible schedule changes, if any, will be listed on the Calendar. Check with the Hospital Concierge for the room number. If you have any questions, call 773-465-3280.
St. Benedict the African (East), 6550 S. Harvard,
Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:15pm in the Martin Luther King Room. This is the NE side of the church just south of the parking lot. If you have questions about this group, contact Hank Trenkle at 847-293-7136.
NOTE: Mental health professionals can receive 1 free CEU for the educational meetings.
According to WebMD, some of the symptoms for the following disorders are:
- A sudden switch from being very sad to being very - Euphoria or irritability
calm or appearing to be happy - Excessive talk; racing thoughts
- Losing interest in things one used to care about - Impulsiveness
- Having a "death wish," tempting fate by taking risks - Insomnia or oversleeping
that could lead to death, like driving through red - Inflated self-esteem