Starts Monday May 4! Help a Loved One Living with a Mental Illness

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NAMI Family to Family Online Course

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.

For more information or to register contact Doug at 612-310-5707.

The next class will be online for 8 weeks. Mondays, 6:30-9:00 PM starting May 4, 2020.

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
  • Any questions about the hardware Call Doug @ 612.310.5707


  • 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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