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NAMI Adds 15 Zoom Classes for April

April 4, 2020

NAMI Minnesota has set 15 more classes on mental health and mental illnesses for April. The free classes are held online on Zoom. They include classes such as Creating Caring Communities, Mental Health and the Workplace, Self Care and Mindfulness, Keep in Touch and Get to Know NAMI, a suicide prevention class called QPR – more »

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NAMI Minnesota Covid-19 Resources

April 2, 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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Internet Access for Low Income Households

March 17, 2020

Comcast is offering 2 months free internet services for low income families to stay connected. The company says it is increasing access to and speeds of its Internet Essentials’ Low-Income Internet Service to support Americans through the coronavirus pandemic. Offering new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all more »

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New Crisis Center Will Be Hub For Mental Health in Minnesota As Numbers Skyrocket

March 8, 2020

Posted: Feb 27, 2020 5:34 PM Updated: Feb 28, 2020 8:31 AM By Maleeha Kamal KIMT https://www.kimt.com/content/news/New-crisis-center-will-be-hub-for-mental-health-in-Minnesota-568260991.html ROCHESTER, Minn. – Between 2007 and 2014, Minnesota hospitals experienced a 49-percent increase in people seeking mental health and substance abuse services in the emergency room. The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, reports many emergency rooms are more »

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Groundbreaking study on mental health reveals SECOND type of schizophrenia

PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified. Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study. The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to more »

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NAMI Partners with Good Housekeeping Magazine on Mental Health Survey

March 5, 2020

NAMI has partnered with Good Housekeeping magazine for a survey focused on people’s experiences with various mental health conditions. The survey is anonymous and results will be published in the May 2020 issue of the magazine, as well as on GoodHousekeeping.com just prior to the publication date, in mid-April. The issue will also feature NAMI more »

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Nystrom and Associates Opens Clinic in Mankato

March 4, 2020

Nystrom and Associates Ltd., one of Minnesota’s largest behavioral health and substance use disorder providers is having an open house for it’s new clinic in Mankato at 201 N. Broad Street, Suite 200. The event will take place on April 24 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend and take advantage of the opportunity more »

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Push is on for 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

February 2, 2020

It’s common knowledge to call 911 if someone is having a heart attack. However, a person might have to look up or remember a 10-digit number if they are experiencing a mental health crisis. In situations like this, minutes can really matter, and it is so important to connect someone with support as soon as more »

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Peer Support Warmline Available Statewide

January 15, 2020

Minnesota Peer Support Connection Warmline operators are available seven nights a week from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. All calls or texts to 844-739-6369 are directly routed to Warmline operators. All calls are confidential. This new statewide service started in Sept. 2019.  Read about how the warmline provides support in this MinnPost 12-23-19 article.

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