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

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.

Proud Recipient
ICISF 2017 Excellence in Training & Education Award

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About Our Team


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July 24 - 27, 2018

ICISF Chicago, IL Regional Training

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24-27 July 2018  Schaumburg

ICISF Illinois Regional Training
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7 August 2018  7:00PM, Channahon
Team Meeting  All team members are encouraged to attend.