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NAMI Minnesota
1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55104

phone: 651-645-2948
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
fax: 651-645-7379


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Providers & Professionals

NAMI Minnesota provides free information, classes and support for children and adults with mental illness and their families. NAMI also provides peer-to-peer support and help that supplements mental health treatment and assists family members in understanding and coping with a loved one’s mental illness.

Schedule a Presentation

Schedule a presentation by speakers from NAMI Minnesota. Programs include NAMI's Speakers Bureau, In Our Own Voice, Creating Caring Communities, MakeItOk, and many others.

NAMI Classes for Professionals

NAMI Minnesota offers a number of classes and workshops designed for professionals. Find more, here.

Educational Posters

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Recovery Story Posters

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NAMI for Professionals & Providers Fact Sheet, here.

NAMI Offers...
Free information: brochures and fact sheets on mental illnesses, adult & childrens mental health services, data practices laws, dealing with a crisis, and understanding the criminal justice system.
Classes and programs of interest to the families of your clients. Hope for Recovery, Family-to-Family, Children's Challenging Behaviors Early Episode Psychosis, and more. Visit our Classes page here.
Support Groups: NAMI has support groups for families and persons living with a mental illness.
Resource Help: Information on locating resources and navigating the mental health system.
Educational Conferences: NAMI hosts educational conferences with great speakers and information for providers, families and persons with a mental illness.
Special Topics: Workshops on retaining custody when seeking residential services for a child, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Dealing with a Crisis, and more.

Online Education for Professionals and Mental Health Staff

Allies in Recovery - Families can play an important role in a person’s recovery. This online workshop covers issues that families have identified as important to them, such as: how to engage them, information sharing, and involvement in treatment planning. (Find online class, here.)

Compassion into Action: Recognizing and Responding to Patients with Mental Illnesses - An online learning program for hospital staff and health care personnel funded by the Wasie Foundation. It’s designed to ensure people with mental illnesses receive appropriate medical treatment by building empathy towards people living with mental illnesses. (Find online class, here.)

Teacher Education

Recognizing Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents Learn about mental illnesses in students, the impact on a student’s success in school and how parents and teachers can work together as allies to support these students. This two-hour workshop meets the continuing education requirement for teachers.

What Hurts, What Helps Families - Parents and Teachers as Allies - Professionals, despite the most honorable of intentions, have often misunderstood or underestimated the role of family in their loved one’s recovery. This workshop will cover issues families have identified as important to them. 

Other Resources

Resources for Social Workers and Case Mangers, here.
Find helpful resource publications, here.
PAL (Psychiatric Assistance Line) -  Assists providers in locating psychiatric resources for clients, here.

Resource Links for Caregivers

Caregivers Resource Page
10 Essential Tips for Caregivers
Physician Search by Specialty

Education for Legislators

NAMI holds town meetings and area house parties to help educate legislators on mental health issues that impact the lives of people in their own communities.