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#FeelGoodFriday...an 11 year girl wrote this and it was shared at a recent conference. The love for herself is palpable and inspirational. #IAmMe #YouAreYou #WeAllMatter

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Board members, volunteers and staff attended the #kennedyforum2018 this past Tuesday to pledge our support to #MentalHealthJustice and to eradicate the stigma around mental health conditions. #stopsuicide

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The Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention invites you to A Night of Mind Reading with Mark Toland. Mark is an award-winning mind reader and the night guarantees to be fun, entertaining and a one-of-a-kind show!

When: Thursday, February 8th, 2018
6:00 p.m. - Check-in, pizza and cash bar
7:00 p.m. - Show begins

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Where: The Greenhouse Theater
2257 N Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Tickets: $20. Copy and paste this link - https://afsp.donordrive.com/event/mindreading - for more information and to purchase tickets. (Proceeds will benefit the chapter.)

To learn more about Mark, visit www.marktoland.com.

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When it comes to mental health, awkward silences don’t have to be a bad thing. Learn how you can #SeizeTheAwkward with The Jed Foundation - JED, Ad Council & AFSP’s new campaign at SeizeTheAwkward.org

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Thank you to the walkers, volunteers & donors that made the 2017 walks so successful. Your fundraising efforts allowed the IL chapter to provide education & support, advocate for suicide prevention legislation and support research grants. THANK YOU! #WalkWednesday #StopSuicide

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When it comes to insurance money, mental health is not treated equal

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For every $1 insurance companies reimburse primary care doctors, they reimburse mental health professionals only 83 cents. Even when treating the exact same thing, like depression.
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Start your week with a dose of #MondayMotiviation and download a #selfcare sticker! Artwork by Gemma Correll

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#FeelGoodFriday...just keep swimming even when you want to give up. #YouMatter

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Join the chapter on Thursday 2/8 for A Night of Mind Reading with Mark Toland. Mark is an award-winning mind reader and the night guarantees to be fun, entertaining and a one-of-a-kind show! Pizza will be provided and there's a cash bar. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased with this link. https://afsp.donordrive.com/event/mindreading

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Why Connecting With Nature Elevates Your Mental Health

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New research reveals a clear link between wellbeing and immersion in nature.
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Help AFSPIL continue to raise awareness about suicide prevention so we can help save more lives. #StopSuicide

As a nation, we need to invest our time and resources in effective prevention efforts. The lives of millions of Americans depend on it. #StopSuicide

Suicide Rate is Up 1.8 Percent According to Most Recent CDC Data (Year 2016) | AFSP Share Tweet +1 Share Demographics Remain Relatively Unchanged – Middle Aged White Men at Greatest Risk NEW YORK (JANUARY 2, 2018) – On December 21, 2017, the CDC released the most recent data related to suicide f...
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#WalkWednesday is here...who are you walking for in 2018? #StopSuicide

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The World's First Mental Health Ambulance Is Like a Therapy Room on Wheels http://www.intouchweekly.com/…/mental-health-ambulance-1501…

The world's first mental health ambulance is like a therapy room on wheels, but it's only available in Sweden. Get the details.
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We are pleased to be part of the 4th Annual Kennedy Forum Meeting on January 16th in Chicago. On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’ll be focused on mental health equity and justice. This event will sell out, so register now: http://bit.ly/KF2018 #KennedyForum2018 #MentalHealthJustice

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