Sign Up for May Class! Help a Loved One Living with a Mental Illness

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NAMI Family to Family Online Course

The May 4th class was quickly filled by your efforts. You were so successful a waiting list was needed.  No doubt there will be another class in May. Please have anyone interested reach out to Marilyn  

Learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help a loved one living with a mental illness. Attendees will also build communication skills, reduce stress, find support and discover the common Stages of Emotional Responses when supporting someone with a mental illness.


This workshop meets weekly for two and a half hours for 8 weeks, and is for family and friends of an adult living with a mental illness. We offer several Family to Family classes in various locations in Minnesota twice per year in the fall and winter/spring. The classes have a cap of 25 participants. You may join up to the 2nd week only, then the class is closed.

This course will be online for 8 Weeks. Mondays, 6:30-9:00 PM. The May 4, 2020 class is fullPlease note we will offer another web class starting in May if there are enough participants.  Contact Marilyn at by Sunday, May 10, 2020 for a short interview.

Note: You will need

  • a smart phone(with camera),
  • or a tablet (with camera and high speed internet connection),
  • or a laptop/desktop (PC or Apple OK) with a high speed connection
  • And the Zoom application, it is Free


  • Share on Facebook and other social media
  • Forward this email to friends and family
  • At work, let your co-workers, and maybe HR department, know about the class
  • Put a poster up at church-oops that doesn’t work right now– maybe get a notice in your church bulletin
  • Note: we had a person participate from Arizona last fall online- so you don’t have to be in MN
  • Note: almost all NAMI classes are free including this one

Also there are additional online classes, visit:

How can you help?
Learn about what to say…

CRISIS phone line:
Local Crisis Help 800 523-3333
Text:  “MN” to 741741
Or call or text 988

Click here for additional information

In a life threatening situation or medical emergency, call your doctor or 911.

Just need to talk?
Wellness in the Woods 5:pm – 9:am Daily 844-739-6369
Minnesota NAMI Warmline 4:pm – 8:pm Thur – Sun 888-334-7754
Mental Health Advocacy Minnesota Warmline 5:pm-10:pm Mon – Sat 877-404-3190

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