“Get to Know NAMI” session by Kay King, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), ep. 17
“Get to Know NAMI” – Kay King, Community Educator at NAMI Minnesota, presents a full “Get to Know NAMI” session at the NAMI Minnesota office in St. Paul, MN. Included is an introduction from Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota Executive Director. You’ll also hear two short personal stories, one from Bob Swanson and a second from Maureen Edstrom. Bob shares his experience as a father who lost his son to suicide. Maureen discusses living with a mental illness. Both Bob and Maureen talk about they have been helping NAMI by volunteering in different education and support programs.
We invite you to attend a session in person to “Get to Know NAMI” better. Meet our staff and volunteers to hear firsthand how our work directly affects the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. Learn about our education and support programs and what we are doing to advocate for good mental health policies. Learn how you can get involved, take action and make a difference.
“Get to Know NAMI” sessions are held monthly both at the NAMI Minnesota office and various locations in the community. For the latest information visit http://www.namihelps.org/about-nami.html or call 651-645-2948.