• NAMI Minnesota's annual State Conference is set for Nov. 3, 2018.
  • Survey on the Children's Mental Health System in Minnesota.

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NAMIWalks Celebrates Hope

September 24, 2018

More than 4,000 people joined in NAMIWalks Minnesota on Sept. 22 at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis to celebrate hope, raise awareness, and support NAMI’s programs.  Over $450,000 was raised and funds are still being tabulated. Donations to the walk will be accepted until Nov. 22.  It was a gorgeous fall day with temps in the more »

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Upcoming Forums for State House Candidates

With only 43 days until the election, it’s time for the 2018 election season to begin in earnest. You can expect candidates and their supporters to begin door-knocking, making phone calls, and attending public events in support of their campaigns. If a candidate knocks on your door, be sure and ask them about what they more »

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Super Saturday for Children’s Mental Health Awareness, Oct. 13

September 6, 2018

NAMI Minnesota will offer a series of free classes on Children’s Mental Health on Oct. 13.  This Super Saturday for Children’s Mental Health Awareness will be held at Prior Lake High School, 7575 150th Street West, in Savage.  Morning classes from 9:30-11:30 will include Recognizing Early Warning Signs, Understanding Early Episode Psychosis, Eating Disorders: How more »

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Family-to-Family Fall Classes

August 28, 2018

NAMI’s Family-to-Family classes start in September. Learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help a loved one living with a mental illness. Attendees will also build communication skills, reduce stress, find support and discover the common Stages of Emotional Responses when supporting someone with a mental illness. This class meets weekly for more »

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Help Shape NAMI Minnesota’s Strategic Plan

August 27, 2018

NAMI Minnesota is developing its new strategic plan – and we need to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to provide your ideas and thoughts to help shape NAMI Minnesota’s future. Take survey, here.

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Mental Health Crisis Services Available

July 18, 2018

Funding for Crisis Connection ran out on June 30, but crisis phone services in Minnesota still include: • In the metro area: call **Crisis or 274747 from a mobile phone. (Soon to be available statewide.) – Crisis Text Line is available 24/7. Text MN to 741741. • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255). • more »

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Mind Matters Exhibit at the Science Museum

July 16, 2018

Mind Matters Exhibit at the Science Museum Join this momentous conversation about raising awareness of mental health and help increase understanding that mental illnesses are real, common, and treatable. This groundbreaking exhibition aims to build a greater understanding of the importance of mental health and create a safe space for important conversations about mental illness. more »

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Fund Suicide Prevention Efforts

June 27, 2018

NAMI Minnesota News Release/ Sue Abderholden, sabderholden@namimn.org. It’s been a little over two weeks since the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain and the CDC report on the dramatic increase in suicides in our country.  Calls to suicide helplines went up, some people made calls to loved ones and friends to check up on more »

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