July 2018 – Tender the Aging

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani had its 3rd talk on topic "Tender the Aging". Guest speakers were Dr Neelum Aggarwal and Ms. Ramya Iyer. Dr. Aggarwal provided useful insights about Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Ms. Iyer shared information about emotional concerns for senior citizens and ways to assist them. [foogallery id="880"]
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May 2018 talk – Nurturing Femininity

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani celebrated Mother's Day on May 12 with a difference! Mental health stems with physical health and nutrition. As May is mental health awareness month and the full house of audiences joined together to bring the awareness and information for the mother, the sister, the daughter, the wife and the WOMAN. The guest speakers were: Dr Mallika Rajendran and Ms. Deepali Aul. Dr. Rajendran gave an excellent presentation about woman's wellness including details about the symptoms, its causes and solution to common concerns. She emphasized the need for proper nutrition and physical exercises together with trying to be stress free and lead a healthy way of living. Ms. Deepali Aul led a very interactive session with the audience about nutrition and the do's and don'ts of grocery shopping and cooking a…
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April 2018 talk – YOUTH : CHALLENGES & CONCERNS

April 2018 talk – YOUTH : CHALLENGES & CONCERNS

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani NGO organized its first quarterly talk event of 2018 on topic “Youth - Challenges & Concerns" on April 8, 2018 from 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM at 95th Street Library, Naperville. The event was supported by KidsMatter, American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, PDAC (IPSD 204) and Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board. The event had 5 experts and guest speakers in the area of mental health, especially for youth. They were K. Knight (Mental health counselor), G. Bhimani (Youth activist), K. Martinez (Executive Director of KidsMatter), A. King (American Foundation of Suicide Prevention) and Dr. S Swaminathan (Chairman Dept. of Psychiatry, Advocate Medical Center). The event was attended to a packed house. The audience included adults, parents, caregivers, teenagers and kids. The talk began with Ms. Bhimani sharing personal experiences of depression…
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National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

Public Event
National Depression Screening Day Thursday, October 5, 2017  FREE Mental Health Screenings to take place locally  Please join us this National Depression Screening Day, Thursday, October 5 to spread the word to increase awareness of mental health. National Depression Screening Day takes place annually nationwide. This year the focus is on suicide awareness and timely intervention and learning the part that we all can play in recognizing warning signs and take the correct action steps to help a friend or loved one in need. In recognition of National Depression Screening Day, the Association for Individual Development, Centegra Hospital, Community Health Partnership, Greater Elgin Family Care Center, and Mathers Clinic are working together to provide the public with a free mental health screen at the following locations: Thursday, Oct 5, from 9:00 am - 3:00…
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