Healthcare for Heroes – Self-Care Training for Senior Workers

January 20, 2021

NAMI Minnesota in collaboration with McCubbin Training and LeadingAge Minnesota has created a free, online training on Healthcare for Heroes – Self-Care Training for Senior Workers. The training helps caregivers develop personal strategies for managing stress and practicing self-care as they continue to provide care for others. The training, which includes a salute from Gov. more »

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QPR Suicide Prevention Class, Jan. 21, 11:30 A.M.

January 19, 2021

Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught gatekeeper training program in the United States, and more than one million adults have been trained in classroom settings more »

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Speakers on Mental Illnesses, Jan. 21, 2:00 P.M.

January 18, 2021

Understand the journey of people with mental illness in recovery. In Our Own Voice (IOOV) is a unique public education program in which two trained speakers share compelling personal stories about living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, demonstrating that there is hope for recovery for people with mental illnesses. The presentation includes personal more »

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Back to School Anxiety, Jan. 22, 12:00 P.M.

January 17, 2021

Join NAMI Minnesota for our “Back to School Anxiety” presentation, where we will discuss ways to prepare your child for going back to in-person learning, as well as strategies for how to keep their anxiety at bay both during and after school.Going back to school has always been tough. There is a new teacher, new more »

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Minnesota Black Community COVID-19 Hotline

January 12, 2021

A new resource called The Minnesota Black Community COVID-19 Hotline is now available to help Minnesota’s African American community successfully navigate supportive resources and services needed to cope with the Health & Wellness, Economic Development, Education and Family & Culture impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Call the Hotline: 612-254-1145 This hotline is available 24 hours more »

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Family-to-Family Course on Mental Illnesses

January 11, 2021

Participants in the Family-to-Family course learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help a loved one living with a mental illness. They 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 once a week for more »

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African American Focused NAMI Connection Support Group Starts

January 4, 2021

NAMI Connection is offering a free support group for African American adults living with a mental illness. This group meets weekly to support attendees, build awareness and understanding, and to connect with others in the African American community who face similar challenges. The group and its facilitators offer privacy and confidentiality. Due to COVID-19, this more »

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NAMI Seeking BIPOC Support Group Facilitators

January 3, 2021

NAMI Minnesota is currently looking for new BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) identifying support group facilitators who have lived experience with mental illnesses and are passionate about leading groups within BIPOC identifying communities. Facilitators will provide a safe, encouraging and respectful space for BIPOC identifying participants who live with mental illnesses, or who more »

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Survey on the Effects of the Pandemic on People Living with Mental Illnesses

December 30, 2020

The goal of this online survey is to understand the social and psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals living with mental illnesses. Respondents will be asked about personal mental health factors, such as diagnoses and treatments, as well as their thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and experiences during the pandemic. Total participation time will range more »

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