Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is recognized the first week of October, this year landing on Sun., Oct. 1 through Sat., Oct. 7, 2023.
The theme for this year’s MIAW is “Together We Care. Together We Share.” At Warren-Newport Public Library we aim to enrich, empower, and enlighten the library community through our programs and services. To spread awareness in our community we’d like to spotlight local and national resources available to everyone. For specifics, each website and phone number has been listed below.
847- 377-8088. Confidential, 24/7 availability.
The Warren-Newport Public Library welcomes adults aged 18+ to join our free monthly NAMI Family Support Group. This group is designed for parents and loved ones of those experiencing mental health conditions or concerns. For more information and specific dates, please visit our event calendar here.
Call 211. 24/7 availability, confidential, available in 150+ languages
Text your zip code to 898211. 24/7 availability, confidential, available in English & Spanish
National Mental Health Hotlines:
988 or 800-273-8255
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor by Text 24/7
800-4-A-CHILD or text 800-422-4453