Calendar

Events

To View when NAMI Champaign or NAMI IL signature Mental Health Education Programs, Support Groups, or Monthly Meetings occur please scroll to bottom of page.


Peer Activity/Social – Sunday, Sept 18th

NAMI Champaign has reserved space at Perkin’s for peers and families to chat and have fun! This is a fun get-together; all are welcome.

WHEN: Sunday, September 18th, 2022;  (5:00 PM – 6:30 PM)

WHERE: Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, 1214 W. University Ave, Urbana IL 61801

HOW: In-Person.


Mental Health in Mind – Friday, Sept 23rd

Join NAMI Champaign & NAMI on Campus Club UIUC for an evening of activities and speakers. Followed by a nighttime walk around the quad to honor those affected by mental illness and suicide. After the walk, participants and attendees can enjoy some snacks, refreshments, and an opportunity to get free NAMI swag! We hope to see you there. All are welcome.

WHEN: Friday, September 23rd, 2022;  (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM)

WHERE: Lincoln Hall Room 1064 + the Quad

HOW: In-Person. Follow the NAMI on Campus UIUC Facebook page to learn more.


NAMI on Campus UIUC: Crafts & Social – Tuesday, Sept 27th

NAMI on Campus UIUC will be hosting a craft and social meet up on September 27th. Visit the NAMI on Campus FB page to learn more. All are welcome.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 27th, 2022.

HOW: In-Person. Follow the NAMI on Campus UIUC Facebook page to learn more.


Community Education Event – October

NAMI Champaign will be hosting a Community Education event in October over the ZOOM platform! More information to be announced.

WHEN: TBA

WHERE: The ZOOM platform. Email info@namichampaign.org for link invite.

HOW: Virtual.


The UP Center Pride Fest Fair – Saturday Oct. 1st

“Although the full range of LGBTQI identities are not commonly included in large-scale studies of mental health, there is strong evidence from recent research that members of this community are at a higher risk for experiencing mental health conditions — especially depression and anxiety disorders.” – NAMI.org

NAMI Champaign will be present as a booth at the 2022 Up Center Pride Fest Fair. Join us as a volunteer or stop by and say hi!

WHEN: Saturday, October 1st , 2022;  (11:30 AM – 4:00 PM)

WHERE: Urbana, IL

HOW: In-Person. Must be a NAMI member to volunteer with NAMI Champaign for this event.


NAMI on Campus UIUC: Letters to Politicians – Monday, Oct. 10th

NAMI on Campus UIUC will be encouraging advocacy! Learn how to write letters to state and national politicians to influence changes and advocate for Mental Health in our legislative system.

WHEN: October 10th.

HOW: In-Person. Follow the NAMI on Campus UIUC Facebook page to learn more.


Urbana HBCU Fair – Thursday, Oct. 20th

The C-U Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair will give students and families in the community the chance to speak to representatives from over a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities and get a glimpse of college life. – https://www.cuhbcu.com/

NAMI Champaign has been invited to share information about Mental Health, Campus Clubs, Mental Illness, and Discuss Mental Health with youths and emerging adults.

WHEN: Thursday, October 20th, 2022;  (4:00 PM – 6:30 PM)

WHERE: Urbana, IL

HOW: In-Person. Interested in volunteering at the NAMI Champaign Booth? Email info@namichampaign.org!


DisABILITY EXPO – Saturday, Oct. 22nd

The disABILITY Resource Expo is a Family Friendly event to provide full access to information & resources from agencies to promote a better quality of life for people with disabilities. Join or visit NAMI Champaign at our Booth! The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Champaign County (IL) will be participating as a resources at the Expo!

WHEN: Saturday, October 22nd, 2022;  (11 AM – 4:00 PM)

WHERE: Market Place Mall , 2000 N. Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820

HOW: In-Person. Interested in volunteering at the NAMI Champaign Booth? Email info@namichampaign.org!


NAMI on Campus UIUC: NAMI Champaign – Tuesday, Oct. 25th

NAMI on Campus UIUC will be hosting NAMI Champaign for a discussion about the National Alliance on Mental Illness, volunteerism, peer experience, and More! Followed by a Q&A with speakers.  All are welcome.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022.

HOW: In-Person. Follow the NAMI on Campus UIUC Facebook page to learn more.


Peer Activity/Social – Friday, Nov. 11th

NAMI Champaign has reserved space at the Jupiter’s at the Crossing for peers and families to chat and have fun! All are welcome to this event!

WHEN: Friday, November 11th, 2022;  (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM)

WHERE: Jupiter’s At The Crossing, 2511 Village Green Pl, Champaign, IL 61822

HOW: In-Person.

Sponsor:  Interested in donating to the socials? Learn more about how to donate!


NAMI on Campus UIUC: Guest Speaker, Judith Pintar, PHD – Tuesday, Nov. 15th

NAMI on Campus UIUC will be joined by Judith Pintar, PHD.  All are welcome.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022.

HOW: In-Person. Follow the NAMI on Campus UIUC Facebook page to learn more.


Upcoming:

  • Donation Drive for Care-bags: Volunteers needed. More information to be announced. (Email info@namichampaign.org to join the committee!)
  • NAMI on Campus UIUC: Holiday Party – December 6th, 2022
  • NAMI Champaign: Community Holiday Party – December 12th, 2022
  • Check Back here for update to the Calendar !

Mental Health Education

NAMI Family-to-Family (F2F)

To see when NAMI Family-to-Family is offered, please go to our NAMI Family-to-Family section on the Educational Courses page.


NAMI Family & Friends

To see when NAMI Family & Friends is offered, please go to the NAMI Family & Friends section on the Educational Courses page.


NAMI Homefront

To see when NAMI Homefront is offered, please go to the NAMI Homefront section on the Educational Courses page.


Support Groups

NAMI Family Support Group

To see when NAMI Family Support Groups meet in-person, please go to the NAMI Champaign In-Person Support Groups section on our Support Groups page.


NAMI Online Support Groups

To see when NAMI Illinois’ support groups meet online, please go to the NAMI Champaign Online Support Groups section on our Support Groups page.


Monthly Meetings

NAMI Champaign Board Meeting – Virtual

NAMI Champaign Board Reminder, 2nd Monday of the Month

WHEN: 2nd Monday of the month; 6:30-8 p.m.

HOW/WHERE: via Zoom. Email info@namichampaign.org with Champaign Board Meeting Zoom Link in the subject line for the Zoom link. Location subject to change. 

  • Sep 12, 2022 06:30 PM CST
  • Oct 10, 2022 06:30 PM CST
  • Nov 14, 2022 06:30 PM CST

NOTE: Email info@namichampaign.org with Champaign Board Meeting in the subject line for more information or with any questions. We want your input. All are welcome at the meeting.


Monthly Community Education Meeting

See the Events section above for Community Education Committee sponsored webinars and meetings.