Presentation on Travis Law July 12th, noon -1 pm lunch and learn

UNDERSTANDING TRAVIS’ LAW If your loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis, they should be able to get the most appropriate response no matter what number is called, including 911. If you call 911 during a mental health crisis, specifically request mental health crisis responders: • Say “Send mental health crisis responders, don’t send […]

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Women’s Mental Health – Depression & Pregnancy | Trauma & PTSD

Learn about the advancements made in understanding and improving outcomes for PTSD, depression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors in women. The National Institute for Mental Health spotlights advances in PTSD & Trauma and how it changes over a women’s lifetime. A recent study also examines maternal health and how depression changes over the course of […]

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You Matter to Us.

Everyday is mental health day! Learn about common mental health conditions and resources for you, friends, and loved ones. You will find Crisis Help, warm lines, therapists, support groups and much more. Fast Facts from NAMI 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness […]

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Reminding My Younger Self That I’m “More Than Enough”

May 01, 2023 by Margot Harris NAMI Blog When I was 10 years old, my homeroom teacher distributed photocopied handouts about depression. I scanned the faded bullet points: Feelings of sadness and hopelessness, loss of interest in usual hobbies and activities, lack of energy, sleep disturbances, reduced appetite, difficulty concentrating, agitation, etc. The handout said […]

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NAMICon 2023 Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

View this email in your browser #NAMICon2023 is just 7 days away! And it’s not too late to save your spot at convention.NAMI.org! We designed our jam-packed schedule with the goal of energizing, inspiring and educating everyone in attendance. No matter who you are, we have a place for you at NAMICon. Check out just […]

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Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 6th, Mora

Attached is a flyer for the Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 6th, 1p – 3p at Mora Elementary School. PLEASE HELP US SHARE THE INFORMATION. We’ve got a ton of local resources attending, a great speaker, and fun activities. Patti Miller Regional Prevention Coordinator Region 4 – East Central Minnesota O: 320.679.6321 C: […]

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Reminder! Facebook Live on May 4: Understanding Schizophrenia

Facebook Live: Understanding Schizophrenia Date/Time: May 4, 2023, 12:00–12:30 p.m. CT Location: NIMH’s Facebook Page In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a Facebook Live event on schizophrenia. During the event, NIMH experts Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, senior advisor for learning health care research and […]

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NAMI Minnesota Events – NAMIWalks is BACK!

NAMIWalks 2023 is BACK! We are getting things up and running for the 2023 NAMIWalks season and are excited to launch our sponsorship packet today! Please share with your contacts or let us know if you are interested in being and NAMIWalks sponsor this year! Download the sponsorship packet here. Families can sponsor a route […]

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Attention: Parents and spouses providing PCA services

Important update for parents and spouses providing PCA services When the federal public health emergency ends May 11, parents of minors and spouses will no longer be allowed to be paid to provide personal care assistant (PCA) program services. It is important that family members providing these services make alternate arrangements for PCA workers prior […]

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FREE Bikes for Kids! April 29 9am – 11am

Can’t afford a bike? We can help! Free Bikes 4 Kidz Allina Health recognizes good health habits start early. This spring, Allina Health is again partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz, a non- profit organization geared toward helping all kids ride into a healthier, happier childhood by providing bikes to those most in need. If […]

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Needs Assessment Results Aggregate Report R7E AMHI

The Region 7E Adult Mental Health Initiative (AMHI) contracted with Wilder Research to conduct a post-COVID mental health needs assessment of the counties in their region, which includes the counties of Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine. This assessment was conducted via an online survey sent from county staff to mental health consumers and […]

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In Our Own Voice – presented by NAMI

May 17th 2023 1:00pm – 2:30pm Lakes Region EMS 40245 Fletcher Ave, North Branch, MN 55056 The presenter(s) will be sharing their personal stories. Attend In Person or Virtual by Teams Join on your computer, mobile app or room device. Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 282 843 454 521 Passcode: 3JxMxN Questions […]

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Save the Date! Facebook Live on May 4: Understanding Schizophrenia

May 4, 2023 Facebook Live: Understanding Schizophrenia Date/Time: May 4, 2023, 1:00–1:30 p.m. ET Location: NIMH’s Facebook Page In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a Facebook Live event on schizophrenia. During the event, NIMH experts Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, senior advisor for learning health […]

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Check out our Mental Health Podcast Videos!

Our Region 7E AMHI Admin & Event Planner, Linda Hurtley of Linwood Group Meetings has recorded two very informative podcasts: Introducing NAMI Minnesota Championing for justice, dignity, and respect for all people effected by mental illnesses. Danielle Thornton, Education Coordinator, NAMI Minnesota, with Linda Hurtley, Linwood Group Meetings Barbara Schneider Foundation Validating Intervention Efforts with […]

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TUNE IN THIS WEEKEND for a nationwide town hall!

NAMI and Sinclair Broadcast Group present a special town hall broadcast this Saturday & Sunday: "Sinclair Cares Mental Health Support + Hope." Tune In This Weekend! As part of NAMI’s partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group during March, “Sinclair Cares: Mental Health Support + Hope,” nearly 100 TV stations nationwide will broadcast a Town Hall this […]

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Parenting Plus Classes April – June 2023

Parenting Plus Courses Pine Technical & Community College, a leader in innovative education, has developed courses to assist parents in building constructive parenting styles. We are passionate about helping parents develop strategies to successfully meet the changing needs of their families. All courses are held via Zoom. The instructor will send out the link prior […]

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