May 28, 2018 at 9:58 pm

Support MISSD Through Amazon

Looking for a way to support MISSD with your purchases? If you go to Amazon Smile, a percentage of proceeds from your purchases on Amazon will go to MISSD. Just make sure you chose MISSD as the organization you would like support. You must go to Amazon Smile to place your order and not the regular site. Please read the link below with some more details. As always thanks for your support!

May 10, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Screening & Panel Discussion

Please join No Shame On U on WEDNESDAY, MAY 16th at 7:30pm at AMC Village Crossing in Skokie for our screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect. The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then, Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery.


MISSD Founder, Wendy Dolin will be participating in a discussion panel after the movie.



May 4, 2018 at 4:53 pm

MISSD attends Blossoms of Hope Fundraiser

MISSD executive board members attended, the LOSS Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, 27th Annual Blossoms of Hope fundraiser on April 29.  The organization was founded by Father Rubey, who is pictured below, with MISSD founder Wendy Dolin and executive board member Nikki Carvelli.


April 8, 2018 at 12:57 pm

NY Times Antidepressant Withrawl

The mission of MISSD has drawn attention to side effects when stopping starting or changing the dosage of medications. Today’s article on the New York Times focuses on withdrawal symptoms.

April 8, 2018 at 12:54 pm

Save The Date MISSD Fundraiser

We look forward to seeing everyone at this incredible event!

March 13, 2018 at 10:18 pm

Live Interview with Wendy Dolin and Mike Tellerino

Here is Wendy Dolin’s interview with Mike Tellerino, for K9s for Veterans, that aired last Thursday

March 12, 2018 at 10:34 pm

Is There a Link Between Psychiatric Drugs and Violent Behavior

Wendy Dolin, founder of MISSD, was contacted by the Dr. Oz show to use a statement made when she spoke in Copenhagen regarding the sudden death of Stewart as the result of taking a prescription drug. MISSD is not aware of the entire content of the program but we are hoping awareness will be drawn to some deadly side effects of meds. #TheDrOzShow #DrOz #DrOzShow

Show will air March 14, 2018 at 1pm on Fox

February 24, 2018 at 8:08 pm

With the title Veterans Helping Veterans Talk Show. MISSD is happy to partner again with K 9’s for Veterans. On March 8th MISSD founder Wendy Dolin will be interviewed by Mike Tellerino founder of K9’s for Veterans regarding her work at MISSD and the importance of the mission of MISSD for Veterans.

January 25, 2018 at 4:38 am

FDA Warns of Tamiflu side effects

With all the talk of the flu, and it being flu season, we came across an interim article regarding the potential side effects of Tamiflu.

January 17, 2018 at 2:16 am

MISSD at The Kennedy Forum 2018

MISSD founder, Wendy Dolin, and board member, Nikki Carvelli, attended the Kennedy Forum at the Hilton Chicago. There were over 30 speakers who presented on mental health equality, suicide prevention, and justice for the mentally ill in the United States. Some of the amazing speakers included, Patrick Kennedy, David Axelrod, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Arne Duncan, Michael Phelps, academy award winner Common, Tom Arnold and many more. It was truly an inspirational day, and a step in the right direction for akathisia awareness. #KennedyForum2018

Arne Duncan

Tom Arnold

Common speaking with a panel

Michael Phelps

David Axelrod

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Nikki Carvelli and Common

Nikki Carvelli and Michael Phelps

Patrick J Kennedy