Since 1909, Mental Health America of Illinois has been the leading non-profit, statewide organization in Illinois concerned with the entire spectrum of mental and emotional disorders. MHAI is dedicated to promoting mental health, working for the prevention of mental illness and improving care and treatment for persons suffering from mental and emotional disorders.
Manifesting Healthy Futures
MHAI’s Peer-Led, Anti-Stigma and Awareness Project was recently featured on The U! Watch the video clip below!
Launched in 2015, Manifesting Healthy Futures 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.
About the Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP)
The Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP) is a series of educational presentations/trainings throughout the Chicagoland area. Presentation topics range from addictions to bullying to social emotional literacy in addition to other current mental health topics. The goal of MHEP is to provide mental health providers with the most up-to-date information and tools to successfully treat their clients, as well as to empower consumers to live successful and productive lives. To learn more about the Mental Health Empowerment Project, please click here.