News Archive

14 November 2016

This presentation will be provided in Spanish in order to highlight and reduce the stigma associated with couple’s therapy...

22 October 2016

A series of four presentations in Spanish. The presentations have the purpose of providing information about issues of gre...

22 October 2016

Esta presentación en español le dará la oportunidad de conocer acerca de prácticas que toman en cuenta los valores cultura...

8 July 2016

We saw great success at the 2016 Community Mental Health Conference. More than 300 people attended and we had several dyna...

5 June 2016

Back Row: TCS ES President Dr. Michael Horowitz, Chicago Campus President Dr. Michele Nealson-Woods, Sheriff Thomas J. Dar...

1 June 2016

When it was time for 12 year old Chasya Cohen, daughter of Eli and Rachel Cohen, granddaughter to NRCI founders Larry and ...

31 May 2016

In 2015, Evanston Community Foundation awarded a grant to Naomi Ruth Institute with the goal to create a positive change t...

13 May 2016

We are glad to share that on May 13, 2016, Marilyn and Larry Cohen were interviewed on Fox News to discuss mental health s...

11 March 2016

NRCI hosted a presentation and welcomed Grief therapist Jessica Hutchison, M.A. LCPC. She walked attendees through importa...

23 January 2016

About twelve parents of school aged children and adolescents gathered at Pope John XXIII School at Saint Nicholas Parish i...

23 January 2016

El pasado sábado 23 de Enero de 2016 unos doce padres de niños y adolescentes, se reunieron en la Escuela Papa Juan XXIII ...

21 November 2015

The Evanston/North Shore Branch of the NAACP honored Larry and Marilyn Cohen with its Community Service Award on November ...

21 November 2015

About twenty parents of school aged children and adolescents along with other interested adults gathered at Pope John XXII...

17 October 2015

About fifteen parents of school aged children and adolescents along with other interested adults gathered at Pope John XXI...

17 October 2015

El pasado sábado 17 de octubre de 2015 unos quince padres de niños y adolescentes, y  adultos interesados en el tema, se r...

2 July 2015

NRCI has partnered with Mayor Tisdahl ’s Summer Youth Employment Program to conduct a pilot study with up to 100 African A...

11 April 2015

El pasado sábado 11 de abril de 2015, unos quince padres de niños y adolescentes, algunos de ellos acompañados por sus hij...

9 February 2015

Dr. Cheryl Magrini of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA – Loop Chapter) led an engaging discussion on self-car...

31 January 2015

Parents of school aged children and adolescents met at Pope John XXIII School at Saint Nicholas Parish in Evanston, Il for...

3 December 2014

We are pleased to announce our 14th Annual Community Mental Health Conference for 2015. This year’s conference theme is:

“...

15 November 2014

Approximately twenty parents of school aged children and adolescents gathered at Pope John XXIII School at Saint Nicholas ...

18 October 2014

Latino parents of school-aged children gathered at Pope John XXIII School at Saint Nicholas Parish, for a special program ...

8 October 2014

“Research out this week shows that attitudes have indeed significantly improved in the last few years, but that stigma is ...

1 September 2014

NRCI AND MACP COUNCIL RAISE NEARLY $4,500! TCSPP DC TEAM RAISES $4,300 – third largest group for DC Walk!

This past Saturd...

1 September 2014

Lutheran Social Services, Girls in the Game, and GirlForward: NRCI’s program developers had a busy summer, as they provide...

10 June 2014

Suicide is a stubborn illness. But a growing willingness to talk about it, seeking help without shame, and more programs t...

20 May 2014

Suicide occurs regularly among African-Americans but its culture historically won’t face it in a meaningful way. African-A...

7 April 2014

The WSJ Online featured an opinion piece on mental illness in their April 1, 2014 issue, focusing on the inadequacies of t...

5 December 2013

The workshop on domestic violence focused on education around the nature and consequences of this type of abuse on women, ...

2 December 2013

NRCI and The Chicago School co-hosted the Girls in the Game Leader to Leader Panel, in which female high school students f...

1 December 2013

Patricia Voloschin-Weiner spoke about the emotional impact of family separation due to voluntary or forced immigration. Ap...

9 November 2013

On Saturday, November 9th – parents of K-8th grade school children participated in a training on Bullying at St. Nicholas ...

28 October 2013

This past Saturday (October 26), NRCI and TCS brought a team of walkers to the Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by the Ame...

12 October 2013

Please see below for information (both in English and in Spanish) about this past weekend’s (October 12) program

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On Sa...

12 October 2013

NRCI is hosting a series of programs for the Spanish-speaking community at St. Nick’s Parish in Evanston.  These programs ...

11 October 2013

On Saturday, October 12th, mothers of school children in Evanston attended a discussion led by Sergio Hernandez, M.A. of P...

10 September 2013

NRCI has partnered up with community professionals and TCSPP faculty & staff for a variety of programs for Suicide Prevent...

12 August 2013

NRCI Fellow Marianne Cabrera attended the Community Counseling Centers of Chicago’s (C4) Youth Mental Health First Aid Tra...

30 July 2013

Program developers Carolyn Wott and Leah Spolarich have been working with GIrls in the Game during their summer camp.  Gir...

3 June 2013

The impact of Trauma is realized by every age group, race, ethnicity, socio-economic group, gender, community, and workfor...

10 May 2013

NRCI partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to host a special screening of “Living with Bipo...

16 April 2013

NRCI hosted a panel presentation on the stigma of hair loss at the Chicago School.  This physical condition makes a signif...

9 April 2013

NRCI hosted a panel on the stigma of suicide at the Chicago School, and it was met with great attendance from the school c...

6 April 2013

NRCI partnered up with Ms. Claudia Hinton to do a special workshop at St. Nick’s parish in Evanston on positive parenting ...

20 March 2013

The Chicago School’s Director of Community Partnerships, Jill Glenn, along with Bockarie Lansana, led a Civic Reflection d...

19 March 2013

On Saturday, April 6, the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute (NRCI) will host a program in Spanish that will focus on positive par...

18 February 2013

NRCI continues its long-standing partnership with St. Nick’s as we kicked off the year with a presentation by Dr. Paula Ca...

9 February 2013

NRCI hosted an informative presentation with St. Nick’s/Pope John XXIII in Evanston that focused on the dangers of substan...

8 February 2013

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) held its annual Cultural Impact Conference on February 8 at the Holi...

31 January 2013

NRCI hosted an esteemed panel of professionals to discuss the issue of stigma in its many forms.  In particular, the panel...

17 November 2012

Bulldog SolutionInc. visited St. Nick’s Pope John Paul XXIII School on Saturday November 17th 2012, to present in the se...

27 October 2012

The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute (NRCI) held its first program for a new Mental Health Series at the Pope John Paul XIII Sch...

11 August 2012

NRCI made its first appearance at the 83rd Annual Bud Billiken Day Parade & Picnic on Chicago’s South side. Bud Billiken i...