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NAMI Legislative Session Recap

July 9, 2019

Join NAMI Minnesota for a legislative wrap-up. This will be a chance to learn more about all of the important changes to Minnesota law that came out of the recent legislative session and to give input on what issues NAMI should work on in future sessions. Find out more and register, here.

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NAMIWalks Kick-off Breakfast

July 2, 2019

The NAMIWalks Kick-off Breakfast is set for July 31, from 7:30-9:00 a.m., at Pinstripes in Edina. Get information packets and discuss ways to build your teams at this free event. Newcomers and veteran team captains all welcome. For more information, contact Amy Britt at or 651-645-2948 x112. Please RSVP here.

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NAMI Minnesota’s Strategic Plan, 2019-2024

June 28, 2019

Based on input from stakeholders including the public, affiliates, donors, staff, and the board of directors through surveys, interviews, and discussion the NAMI Minnesota Board of Directors has adopted a new strategic plan for 2019-2014. Find out the basic goals and steps of the new 5-year plan, here.

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NAMI Minnesota Award Nominees Sought

June 26, 2019

The NAMI Minnesota Awards recognize individuals or organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary work and advocacy on behalf of children or adults with mental illnesses and their families. The award categories and application form can be found at here. The awards will be presented at NAMI Minnesota’s annual state conference on Nov. 2. Please send nominations more »

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July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

June 25, 2019

July was designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008 to raise awareness in communities of color and other underrepresented groups about mental illness and its effects on members of the community. This year’s activities will include and focus on the mental health needs of refugee and immigrant groups, religious groups, and those who more »

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Be a NAMIWalks Sponsor

June 22, 2019

NAMIWalks Minnesota is gearing up for another fantastic year. Sponsor the largest mental health awareness walk in the state and support NAMI’s work. Partner with us as a corporate or individual sponsor for this inspiring event. Sponsorships start as low as $250! For more details, contact Amy Brit at 651-645-2948 x112 or

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Scott County Closer to Adding Residential Facility

June 21, 2019

Scott County has moved several steps closer to having its first 16-bed residential and short-term crisis facility for adults with mental illnesses. The Savage City Council approved the new development at its meeting in April and moved forward with more specific plans for the facility during its May and June meetings. The new facility will more »

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Competency Restoration Task Force Seeks Applicants

June 20, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the new Community Competency Restoration Task Force. The 2019 legislature has created the Task Force to focus on civilly committed patients found incompetent to stand trial. The Community Competency Restoration Task Force will evaluate and study community competency restoration programs and develop recommendations to address the needs of individuals more »

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