Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families
800 Transfer Road, #31
Saint Paul, MN 55114
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
8 Get to Know NAMI, 10:00-11:00 a.m., at Lake Regions Hospital, Rooms C & D in Lower Level, 712 Cascade St. S., Fergus Falls
11-12 NAMI Connection support group facilitator training
14 In Our Own Voice presenters in Hoffman, 10:30 a.m., Community Center, 127 Main Ave. - at monthly meeting of Stevens County Human Services Adult Mental Health Consortium. Open to the public.
14 Get to Know NAMI, 7:00-8:00 p.m., at Ridgewater College, Two Century Ave. SE, Room 151, Hutchinson
20 Faith Communities & People with Mental Illnesses & their Families, West St. Paul, 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Saint James Lutheran Church, 420 W. Annapolis St. Open to the public.
23 Hidden Pictures, a film that explores how mental illness is seen around the world, panel follows
25 NAMI Spring Gala - Music for the Mind, International Market Square, 275 Market St., Minneapolis
29 Together We Can MakeItOK presentation, time changed to 7:00 p.m., Albany Area Schools, 30 Forest Ave., Albany. Open to the public.
MAY - Mental Health Month
3 Make It Ok Programs on TPT Life Channel 2.3, four programs shown from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
3-9 National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week
4-10 Julio's Break the Stigma Run - from western to eastern MN - to raise awareness and funds for NAMI Minnesota - see MNpost article.
5 Get to Know NAMI, 11:30-12:30, NAMI office, 800 Transfer Rd., Suite 31, St. Paul
5 In Our Own Voice presenters in St. Paul, 11:00 a.m-Noon, at Elmer L. Andersen Human Services Building, 540 Cedar Street, Room 2380 (2nd floor). Open to the public.
7 Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
7 Text, Talk, Act
7 Lowry Bridge Lighting in Green for Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
9 Wellness in the Woods, "This is your brain on art," 10:00-7:00, 17 5th St. SW, Wadena, Cost $5
11 Insights; Confronting and Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illnesses, Eagan, St. Thomas Becket Catholic Church, 4455 S. Robert Trail. Open to the public.
13 Community Conversation on Mental Health, Shoreview, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Catholic Community of St. Odilia, Courtyard, 3495 Victoria St. N. Register here (not required) or call Mavonne: 651-631-3286. A soup supper will be served at 6:00 prior to the conversation.
14 Insights; Confronting and Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illnesses, North Branch, 2:00-3:30 p.m., at North Branch Area Library, 6355 379th St., meeting room to the right of entryway. Open to the public.
14 NAMIWalks information meeting, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Tavern on France, 6740 France Ave. S., in Edina. For information, contact Raquel Grad: firstname.lastname@example.org
14-15 Upper Midwest Children in Need Conference
16 NAMI St. Cloud Area Mental Health Walk, 11:00-1:00, at Lake George
21 Together We Can MakeItOK presentation, Aitkin, 12:00-1:00, Aitkin Public Library, 110 1st Ave. NE. Open to the public.
27 In Our Own Voice presenters, Andover, 12:30-2:00 p.m., at Andover YMCA, 15200 Hanson Blvd., in community room. Open to the public.
28 Beyond the Baby Blues Conference, U of M Continuing Education Center, St. Paul.
29 Together We Can MakeItOK presentation, Albert Lea, 12:00-1:00 at United Way of Freeborn County, 1031 Bridge Ave. Open to the public.
July 6, Tom's Big Ride Begins
July 6-9, NAMI National Convention in San Francisco
Sept. 10, World Suicide Prevention Day
Sept. 14, DanOFund Golf Tourney & Banquet
Sept. 26, NAMIWalks Minnesota, Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis
Oct. 4-10, Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct. 8, National Depression Screening Day
Oct. 10, World Mental Health Day - 2015 Theme: Dignity in Mental Health