All Scheduled Classes

NAMI Minnesota Offers Free Classes

Zoom Classes For the General Public

QPR – Question, Persuade, Refer
Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR 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 in 48 states. This one-hour class is for members of the community over the age of 16 who want to learn best practices in suicide prevention.
Wednesday, April 8, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Ekd-qvqD0tuLuqW-yIfXUJSxhN4TdDWg

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PPR (Preguntar, Persuadir, Referir)
Aprenda los tres pasos que cualquier persona puede tomar para prevenir el suicidio. Parecido a RCP (las clases de resucitación de un infarto), PPR es una respuesta de emergencia a alguien en crisis y puede salvar una vida. PPR es el entrenamiento de guardianes más extensamente enseñado en los Estados Unidos, y más de un millón de adultos han sido entrenado en aulas en más de 48 estados.

Monday, April 13, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEof-GvrzwobO5-ZyAOGE9UJgzL5H9oww

Tuesday, April 21, 11:00 – 12:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYldO-hrDIqYKEfvY4klO-Hb_XnROf55Q

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Creating Caring Communities
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.
Thursday, April 9, 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/489044000
Meeting ID:
489 044 000
Dial in:
 (312) 626-6799, 489044000#

Thursday, April 23, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/152042880
Meeting ID: 
152 042 880
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 152042880 #

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Get To Know NAMI
Learn about the various programs, classes and offerings by NAMI Minnesota and hear the impact NAMI has on people’s lives.
Thursday, April 9, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/309544135
Meeting ID:
309 544 135
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 309544135#

Friday, April 24, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/448555342
Meeting ID: 
448 555 342
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 448555342 #

Tuesday, April 28, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/624757672
Meeting ID: 
624 757 672
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 624757672 #

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NAMI Moments: 5 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. Today’s discussion will be on 5 Mental Health Tips for Families. We will be discussing different ways to maintain your own mental health, maintaining your children’s mental health, and helpful resources. To participate in this class, you must register. You can register at the link below. After completing the registration form, the information to join the class will be emailed to you.
Friday, April 10, 12:00 – 12:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJYtduCtqDwoZEwe1WiZIqHs2uM-_Qe08g


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Wellness Series: Self Care & Mindfulness
So often self-care and mindfulness takes a back seat in life. Come join us to discuss this important health topic and how it is connected to mental health. Learn some new techniques to help improve your self-care routine.
Friday, April 10, 12:00-1:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/770129829
Meeting ID:
770 129 829
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 770129829#

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Gray Matters: Understanding Depression in Older Adults
Understand Depression in older adults. Feelings of sadness, loneliness and grief are normal. However, when this sadness is intense, is felt for a long period of time, interferes with our ability to get along with others or to carry out the activities of everyday life…..than it could be depression. Join NAMI Minnesota to talk about risk factors, warning signs, stigma, treatment, recovery and resources for depression in older adults.  Suicide prevention resources will also be discussed. Depression is not a normal part of aging. This is a one and one-half hour program.

Monday, April 13, 11:30 – 1:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/862524664
Meeting ID: 
862 524 664
Dial in:
 (312) 626-6799, 862524664 #

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NAMI Moments: Pandemic Parenting
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 Pandemic Parenting!: A 5 point strategy to lead your team safely to the other side of the Pandemic. Adapt Sir Ernest Shackleton’s leadership principles to any Pandemic Parenting Moment!
1) Model and Inspire Optimism. 2) Develop a clear shared purpose. 3) Build Unity and Commitment in the team. 4) Create a plan; and alternate plan. Be flexible. 5) Make the tough decisions. To participate in this class, you must register. You can register at the link below. After completing the registration form, the information to join the class will be emailed to you.

Monday, April 13, 12:00 – 12:30 PM
Zoom Meeting Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/upQrce-orzku4NSwqlP9a7hEHIV5Vr4s1g

 

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Wellness Series: Keep 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.

Friday, April 17, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/639497778
Meeting ID: 
639 497 778
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 639497778 #

Thursday, April 30, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/434609684
Meeting ID: 
448 576 847
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 448576847 #

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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.

Monday, April 20, 11:30 – 1:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/218632681
Meeting ID:  218 632 681
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 218632681 #

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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. To participate in this class, you must register. You can register at the link below. After completing the registration form, the information to join the class will be emailed to you

Tuesday, April 14, 2:00 – 3:30 PM


Thursday, April 30, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/454829159
Meeting ID: 
454 829 159
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 454829159 #

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Creating Caring Faith Communities
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 faith communities interested in learning about mental illnesses and helping to change attitudes towards mental illnesses.

Thursday, April 30, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/448576847
Meeting ID: 
448 576 847
Dial in: (312) 626-6799, 448576847 #

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Online Training For Providers

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  • ALLIES IN RECOVERY (online class) Click here to access the training.

  • COMPASSION INTO ACTION (online classClick here to access the training.

  • SMOKING CESSATION (online classClick here to access the training.


Online Family-to-Family Class

NAMI will be offering an online Family to Family 8 week class in the near future. You will need a computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet to join.
For questions or to register contact Doug at 612-310-5707.


Online Class for Parents and Caregivers of Children

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  • HELPING STUDENTS SUCCEED (online class) Click here to access the class.

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ALL OF THE IN-PERSON CLASSES SHOWN BELOW THROUGH May 1 HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CANCELED.

For Families of Adults

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  • HOPE FOR RECOVERY

    • St. Paul, (click), Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. (POSTPONED)
    • Wayzata, (click), Saturday, April 25, 9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. (POSTPONED)
    • Alexandria (click), Saturday, May 2, 10:00 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.
    • Duluth (click), Saturday, May 2, 9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
    • Minneapolis, In Spanish (click), Saturday, May 2, 10:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. (See flyer)
    • St. Paul, (click), Saturday, May 2, 9:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. (POSTPONED)

 

  • FAMILY-TO-FAMILY

    • Rochester, Meets Thursdays, April 2 – May 21 (8 weeks), 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. For questions and to register contact Jen at 507-316-0927. (Find class description)

 

For Children and Teens

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For Parents and Caregivers of Children

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  • HELPING STUDENTS SUCCEED (online class) Click here to access the class.

 

Classes For the General Public

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  • GET TO KNOW NAMI

    • St. Paul, Thursday, May 14, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400, St. Paul, MN 55104. Contact Kay at 651-645-2948 ext. 113 or kking@namimn.org.
    • St. Paul, Wednesday, June 10, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400, St. Paul, MN 55104. Contact Kay at 651-645-2948 ext. 113 or kking@namimn.org.

 

  • YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

    • St. Paul, In Spanish (click), Friday, June 12, 8:00-5:00 p.m. See flyer.

 

Suicide Prevention  

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  • QPR: QUESTION, PERSUADE, REFER

    • St. Paul (click), Wednesday, May 6, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
    • St. Paul (click), Wednesday, June 3, 12:00–1:00 p.m.