NAMI Minnesota Video Classes

The videotaped classes below were recently presented online by NAMI Minnesota staff and/or its partners. Upcoming classes will be posted soon, so check back for new options. Please note, we are not able to offer CEUs for viewing recorded classes.

For the General Public

Creating Caring Communities: Five Things You Can Do
Learn about mental illnesses, the impact of negative attitudes and five things each of us can do to make Minnesota a better place for people who experience a mental illness. This one-hour class is for any community or organization interested in learning about mental illnesses and helping to change attitudes towards mental illnesses.
Link: https://vimeo.com/428197586

Five Mental Health Tips for Families
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. These 5 mental health tips can help promote mental health and wellness for everyone in your household during these times.
Link: https://vimeo.com/412748960

Good Mental Health in the Workplace
Learn the five things you can do to create a workplace that values good mental health.  Participants will learn how to promote good mental health (including dealing with stress), the common symptoms of a mental illness, how attitudes and language impact people with mental illnesses, and accommodations for a mental illness.
Link: https://vimeo.com/444980821

Gray Matters: Understanding Anxiety in Older Adults
Learn symptoms and risk factors of anxiety disorders in older adults, the different types of anxiety disorders, treatment and management and resources to support older adults living with anxiety. This is a one and one-half hour program.
Link: https://vimeo.com/421549243

Gray Matters: Understanding Anxiety in Older Adults
Link: https://vimeo.com/421549243
Learn symptoms and risk factors of anxiety disorders in older adults, the different types of anxiety disorders, treatment and management and resources to support older adults living with anxiety. This is a one and one-half hour program.
Mental Illnesses & Crisis Communications Strategies
Learn some mental illness basics and communication strategies for working with someone experiencing signs and symptoms. We will discuss strategies for working with a person in crisis and how to involve crisis teams and law enforcement. Suicide prevention will be discussed briefly as will mental health resources.
Link: https://vimeo.com/419032857
NAMI Moments: Understanding Psychosis for Families
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s discussion will be on “Understanding Psychosis for Families” with brief descriptions of the symptoms of psychosis and treatment strategies for families.
Link:  https://vimeo.com/438259415

Self Care & Mindfulness
Join us to talk about ways that you can practice self care and mindfulness and learn some quick tips that can have benefits for your health.
Link: https://vimeo.com/412508939

Staying in Touch
It’s human nature to want to connect with others, but that can be hard while practicing social distancing. Join us to talk through tips on staying connected with others as we navigate COVID-19.
Link: https://vimeo.com/412519249

Understanding the Children’s Mental Health System
Link: https://vimeo.com/415953967

Wellness Series: Physical Activity
Link: https://vimeo.com/4215033388
Get up and move with us! Come learn how physical activity can benefit your mental health. Learn tips and tricks that can help you incorporate mindfulness into your home workout!


For Parents and Caregivers

Healthy Balance Tips for Kids:
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s discussion will be on ways to support and encourage balance for your family.
Link: https://vimeo.com/412506859

Helping Your Teen with Their Mental Health
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s discussion will be on ways to support your teenager and their mental health.
Link: https://vimeo.com/413128488

Helping Your Teen Stay Social During Social Distancing
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s presentation will highlight strategies for parents to help their teenager stay socially engaged during quarantine.
Link: https://vimeo.com/user30380143/review/427043335/361014fcc0

Estrategias de Salir Adelante
Los momentos de NAMI son presentaciones de 15-20 minutos sobre un tema relacionado con la salud mental y la pendemia actual de COVID-19.
Link: https://vimeo.com/416329541

Combating Stress Eating During COVID-19
NAMI Moments are 15-30 minute presentations about a topic related to mental health and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s discussion will be on ways to support your teenager and their mental health.
Link: https://vimeo.com/416326725

Discipline Tips for Stressed Parents
It is easy to make discipline mistakes with children when working from home, homeschooling, parenting, and trying to attend to self-care. This webinar describes some simple and effective strategies to keep things calm and ticking along during periods of quarantine. Join NAMI Minnesota and our friend Russ Turner from People Incorporated for this 1-hour webinar.
Link: https://vimeo.com/418021398

5 Consejos para la Salud Familiar
Los momentos de NAMI son presentaciones de 15-30 minutos sobre un tema relacionado con la salud mental y la pandemia actual de COVID-19. La discusión de hoy será sobre 5 consejos de salud mental para familias. Discutiremos diferentes formas de mantener su propia salud mental, la salud mental de sus hijos y recursos útiles.
Link: https://vimeo.com/418499893

Navigating the Children’s Mental Health System of Care
Parents of children living with mental health challenges share their experiences on navigating the children’s mental health system in Minnesota.
Link: https://vimeo.com/434384696

Hope for Recovery-Depression
Depression:  Understand the recovery journey of supporting a family member or friend living with depression.
Link: https://vimeo.com/434396723

Hope for Recovery-Borderline Personality Disorder
Understand the recovery journey of supporting a family member or friend living with borderline personality disorder.
Link: https://vimeo.com/434676887

Hope for Recovery-Schizophrenia
Understand the recovery journey of supporting a family member or friend living with schizophrenia.
Link:  https://vimeo.com/434715570

Hope for Recovery-Bipolar Disorder
Understand the recovery journey of supporting a family member or friend living with bipolar disorder.
Link: https://vimeo.com/434744451


For Teens

Teen Tuesday: Staying Social During Social Distancing
Link: https://vimeo.com/420711967
Teen Tuesdays are short presentations for teenagers about mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic. Today’s topic will be Staying Social during Social Distancing. We will be talking about the importance of social relations to our mental health and tips to stay social while also staying safe.


For Professionals

Developing a Family Driven System
This training supports System of Care Professionals to see family engagement and parent voices as key assets to improving care delivery. Participants will evaluate engagement in their community and gain a comprehensive view of the barriers families face to meaningful engagement. The training ends with an exercise to plan positive changes to family engagement at the system level.”
Link: https://vimeo.com/413176495