April 2019 – Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani  conducted its second talk event for 2019 on sexual assault and domestic violence on 20th April, 2019 at Naperville library at 95th street, Naperville from 2.30pm - 4pm. The objective of this free event is to spread awareness in the community about these issues and to arm the audience with information, precautionary measures, tools and resources they may require to deal with them. The event had two guest speakers- Saira Sial and Arti Persaud, both of whom are highly accomplished and seasoned mental health professionals. They together addressed issues like sexual assault, marital rape, relationship issues and mental health coping for domestic abuse survivors. Arti Persaud is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor (LCPC) currently working at Core Psychotherapy Centre, Schaumburg. She is an MA in clinical psychology from Argosy University and…
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Press release : Inauguration of Aurora Walk-in

Press release : Inauguration of Aurora Walk-in

Public Event
Press release of official inauguration of the 'Walk in Clinic " program at Aurora city. ============ Inaugural function of Walk-in-clinics by Sanjeevani Aurora: Sanjeevani inaugurated its free walk-in clinics on 12th March, 2019 at Aurora Public Library (Eola branch), Aurora from 10.30 am-11.00 am. The objective of these clinics is provide in-person counselling and support services to those suffering from for mental health and domestic abuse concerns. These clinics have been made possible by a grant from City of Aurora.This is the second year of the program running at Aurora. The inauguration was attended by Alderman Shermin L. Jenkins, Alderman Judd Lofchie, Alderman Richard B. Mervin from Aurora City Council; Mr. Dan Barreiro, Chief Community Services Officer from Aurora city; Mr. Harley Jones, CEO of 360 Youth Services; Christina from Linden Oaks and…
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Feb 2019 – Laws and Legal Process

Feb 2019 – Laws and Legal Process

Public Event, Talk
Sanjeevani had a successful talk event on February 1 at the Indo-American Center. Guest speaker Vishal Chhabria who is a Business and Immigration lawyer provided very useful information and insights on asylum, immigration, divorce and custody questions. The video will be posted shortly so that you can hear the information. We sincerely thank Vishal for his time & input and Indo-American Center - their staff for the hospitality and for providing the space. [foogallery id="993"]
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July 2018 – Tender the Aging

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

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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