In Our Own Voice Speakers Share Recovery Stories

In Our Own Voice (IOOV), a free public education program featuring two speakers sharing their personal stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, will be held on May 16, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., at R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place, in Woodbury, and on May 18, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road N., in Forest Lake.

The program will also be held on May 20, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., Suite 400, in St. Paul. IOOV includes a short video and a question and answer period. NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers IOOV presentations around the state to improve public awareness of mental illnesses. For more information, call Suleiman at 651-645-2948 x128 or