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Join NAMIWalks Virtual Kickoff #4 on Aug. 5, 12:00-1:00 P.M.

August 4, 2020

We invite you to learn more about how to participate in this year’s NAMIWalks event, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. This year, our modified “DIT* (Do-It-Together) Walk” event will give everyone the chance to support NAMI through fundraising, walk team building, sponsoring, and more in a new format that will combine virtual “socially more »

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Anonymous Online Survey about Christian Faith and Mental Health

August 2, 2020

This study is an anonymous online survey about Christian faith and mental health. The researchers are interested in understanding the relationship between faith and mental health — how a person’s faith may affect the way they experience and understand symptoms of a mental health condition and seek support, and how experiencing a mental health condition more »

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QPR for Agricultural Communities, Aug. 6, 3:00 P.M.

August 1, 2020

NAMI Minnesota and the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) are partnering to provide suicide prevention classes tailored to farming communities. Our aim is to change the public perception in agricultural communities and better equip the community to identify and help people who may be having thoughts of suicide. We offer a one more »

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NAMI Minnesota Covid-19 Resources

July 20, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread in Minnesota, and with deep concern for the health of our staff, volunteers and the people we serve, NAMI Minnesota has shutdown its office but continues to operate remotely. By practicing social distancing we are all doing our part to help slow the spread of the virus and prevent our more »

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Survey on Your Experiences with Telehealth

July 15, 2020

Providers, insurers and health systems are evaluating the effectiveness of telehealth. Even the Department of Human Services is looking at it. NAMI Minnesota recently created a Survey to hear from you – people with mental illnesses and their families – about how telehealth has worked for you. We especially want to hear from people who more »

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New Booklet on Co-Occurring Disorders

July 14, 2020

NAMI Minnesota’s new booklet “Co-Occurring Disorders: Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Illnesses” (July 2020) is now available. Learn how to navigate barriers and improve access to care for individuals with co-occurring disorders by empowering families to better recognize the symptoms of substance use disorder in loved ones with a mental illness and advocate for effective more »

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NAMIWalks Minnesota DIT Sponsorships and Registration

July 10, 2020

NAMIWalks Minnesota is gearing up for its 2020 DIT (Do It Together) Walk on Saturday Sept. 26. Support NAMI and join in this creative mental health awareness-raising event which also raises funds for NAMI’s programs of education, support and advocacy for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. Partner with us as a more »

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This Minority Mental Health Month, NAMI is Raising Awareness About Mental Health in Underrepresented Communities

July 1, 2020

NAMI Arlington, VA — NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, has the goal of raising awareness about mental health care in underrepresented communities. Our culture, beliefs, sexual identity, values, race and language all affect how we perceive and experience mental health conditions. In fact, cultural differences can influence what treatments, coping mechanisms and supports work for more »

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With COVID Cares phone line, Minnesota mental health professionals offer support in time of crisis

June 24, 2020

By Andy Steiner, MinnPost Jordan Robinson was looking for a way to give back. A licensed psychologist and president-elect of the Minnesota Psychological Association, he was in search of an opportunity to use his skills to help others cope in this unprecedented time of stress and trauma. When he heard about COVID Cares Support Service, a more »

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