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NAMI Minnesota’s Fall Author Series: My Story, Oct. 26, 6:00 P.M.

October 24, 2020

NAMI Minnesota’s Fall Author Series: My Story highlights authors who are telling their story of living with a mental illness or living with a loved one who does. This month’s author, Mindy Greiling, will read passages from her book Fix What You Can: Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker’s Fight for Her Son.  She served in the more »

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Listening Session on Police Interactions in Mental Health Crises, Oct. 28, 6:30 P.M.

October 23, 2020

Each year in Minnesota, approximately 50 percent of all deadly police-involved encounters involve a mental health crisis, and a recent survey reported that more than 90 percent of police departments in the state recorded an increase in calls related to mental health. In an effort to more fully understand what leads up to, and what more »

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NAMI State Conference, Mental Health in Challenging Times

October 22, 2020

This year’s NAMI State Conference, “Mental Health in Challenging Times,” will be held virtually on Saturday, November 14, from 9:00-4:00. While in a different format, it will still offer great information for people who live with a mental illness, family members, professionals and students. This year’s conference will feature three keynote speakers and a variety more »

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Support for health care and public safety professionals on the frontlines

October 11, 2020

NAMI Frontline Wellness is an initiative to support health care and public safety professionals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you or someone you love needs support, visit NAMI.org/FrontlineWellness to access no-cost resources that can help.

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NAMIWalks 2020 Highlights, We Did It Our Way

October 2, 2020

From canoeing to rock-climbing, bicycling, dancing, making attention grabbing floats and front yard information booths, posting yard signs, making sidewalk art and of course walking, supporters found a way to do NAMIWalks 2020 together – their own way. Joining the annual walk took many shapes on Sept. 26, chief among them sharing hope, supporting each more »

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Early Voting in Person Or By Mail

September 25, 2020

The General Election will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Early absentee voting began on Friday, September 18, 2020, in person or by mail. Find your county election office and where to vote early in person. Find out how to vote early by mail. Request an absentee ballot. More information on absentee voting in more »

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Hopeful Minds Curriculum Is Now Available for Free

September 14, 2020

Hopeful Minds is a new curriculum project developed by iFred, the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression. The curriculum is based on research that suggests hope is a teachable skill. The curriculum aims to equip students, educators, and parents with the tools they need to find and maintain hope even during the most more »

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Online Survey About Psychosis and Traumatic Experiences

September 6, 2020

This study is an anonymous online survey about psychosis and traumatic experiences. The goal of this study is to learn how traumatic events may contribute to developing psychosis, and how experiencing psychosis may cause trauma. The goal of this study is to increase our understanding of the relationship between psychosis and trauma by learning directly more »

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Survey on Your Experiences with Telehealth

September 1, 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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