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Give to the Max on Nov. 15

November 5, 2018

Give to the Max Day is Nov. 15 this year. NAMI Minnesota members and friends raised over $20,000 to support our mission on GTMD last year. This Nov. 15, we hope to raise even more for our programs and the people who need them. The fabulous people of Minnesota have long been among the most more »

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2018 NAMI Minnesota Award Winners

NAMI Minnesota special recognition award winners were announced on Nov. 3 at the organization’s annual State Conference held in St. Paul. The awards recognize individuals or organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary work and advocacy on behalf of children or adults with mental illnesses and their families. Professional of the Year: Resmaa Menakem Provider of the more »

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Survivor Voices Training

November 3, 2018

NAMI Minnesota will hold a Survivor Voices Training on Jan. 12-13, from 9:00-5:00, at the NAMI office, 1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400, in St. Paul. This two-day training teaches those bereaved by suicide nationally recognized best practices for speaking safely and effectively about their loss. Survivors of suicide loss are key partners in NAMI’s more »

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Borderline Personality Disorder Study

November 2, 2018

Are you interested in improving the quality of treatment options for people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)? If you have a diagnosis of BPD or are a family member/caregiver of someone who does, we would appreciate hearing from you. NAMI national is working with a clinical research partner that is researching a potential new medication more »

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NAMI Legislative Trainings Set

November 1, 2018

A number of NAMI Legislative Trainings have been planned to help those interested in the legislative process learn how to contact elected officials, and the most effective ways to share their stories. This workshop is for anyone interested in advocating for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. The training dates, times are more »

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Afton Place Opens in Maplewood

October 25, 2018

One of the metro area’s newer programs is Afton Place in Maplewood, a part of Regions Behavioral/Mental Health. Opened this spring, it provides Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) for patients needing up to 90 days of care as they transition back to the community. This housing and 24/7 services program serves up to 16 people. more »

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Parent Resource Online Support Group Starts

October 17, 2018

NAMI Minnesota’s new online Parent Resource support group is the perfect solution for parents who cannot attend a group in person. No chat rooms or forums. You can talk live to real people from the comfort of your home. Use a computer, tablet, or smartphone to connect to your peers online. The group starts October more »

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Suicide Prevention class

QPR – Suicide Prevention Classes Offered

October 15, 2018

NAMI Minnesota offers a free suicide prevention class once each month at lunchtime and another in the evening at its office in St. Paul. The class is called QPR, which stands for Question, Persuade and Refer. Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response more »

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