NRCI Conference A Great Success!

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We saw great success at the 2016 Community Mental Health Conference. More than 300 people attended and we had several dynamic, knowledgeable speakers, including Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart, Temple University professor Dr. Mark Salzer, McGaw YMCA CEO Mark Dennis and CARA Program Director Jesse Teverbaugh. Our speakers captivated attendees as they imparted their knowledge about mental health and taking care of the most vulnerable., please click on the link below.

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Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute Recognized in Hong Kong

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When it was time for 12 year old Chasya Cohen, daughter of Eli and Rachel Cohen, granddaughter to NRCI founders Larry and Marilyn to present as her Tzedukah Project, (the obligation to do what is right and just in Judaism) her goal was to raise money for this organization. “I chose the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute because it is really important to me and it was started about my grandparents,” Chasya explained.

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The Mental Health Education Training at Evanston Township Highschool (ETHS)

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In 2015, Evanston Community Foundation awarded a grant to Naomi Ruth Institute with the goal to create a positive change towards mental health related issues. Evanston Township High School students received training on mental health topics that impact high school students.

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