The Northern Illinois Critical Incident Stress Management (NICISM) Team is dedicated to providing immediate comprehensive crisis response interventions and pre-incident stress management education for emergency service personnel throughout the Chicagoland area.  Our service area includes the following counties:  Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will.

We strive to provide the highest standards of Critical Incident response to any emergency service person or group involved in a traumatic incident.  Our crisis services are free of charge and strictly confidential.

Upcoming Events

About Our Team

The Northern Illinois CISM team is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization made up of trained volunteers from the mental health and emergency 


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professions.  Peers from law enforcement, fire service, dispatch, emergency medical services and hospital emergency room staff are all represented on the team.

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December 1, 2016  Thursday, 6:30PM
Team Meeting & Annual Holiday Party.  Don't miss this lovely tradition!!

April 27 - 29, 2017  8:30AM - 4:30PM
3-Day CISM Group/Individual Crisis Intervention training.  Please click Registration button below.