Welcome to Mental Health America of Illinois

Since 1909, Mental Health America of Illinois (MHAI) has worked to promote mental health, prevent mental illnesses and improve the care and treatment of persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders. Our three main focus areas are to educate, to advocate and to inform. Learn more. 

MHAI Feature Story

Manifesting Healthy Futures: 24/7 Voices and Visions of Wellness

Launched in 2015, Manifesting Healthy Futures: 24/7 Voices and Visions of Wellness is a peer-led, anti-stigma and awareness project featuring 24 stories written by authors with lived mental health experience interpreted by 24 inspired visual artists, the stories and artwork in the edition seek to capture the everyday mental health experience.

See the full ‘Manifesting Healthy Futures’ project here, and pre-order your copy of the book here!

Deanna Persson ForRoberta AllenSindee Viano for Naseen JamniaKimberlyGust for Alexis Simmons