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NAMI Publications

NAMI Minnesota ADVOCATE Newsletters, here.   

NAMI Minnesota Fact Sheets, here.

NAMI Minnesota DVDs, here.

NAMI Booklets

Transitions - Information and resources to assist parents in supporting their young adult with a mental illness. (Published Jan. 2014) Download, here.

Children's Psychiatric Hospitalization - What you need to know when a child is hospitalized. (Published June 2013) Download, here.

Minnesota's Adult Mental Health Resource Guide: Hope for Recovery - A resource booklet for navigating the mental health system in Minnesota. (Published April 2013) Download, here.

Mental Health Crisis Planning for Adults -(Published May 2013) Download, here.

Advocating for People with Mental Illnesses in the Minnesota Criminal Justice System For anyone trying to advocate for a person with mental illness who has been arrested, is in jail, or is returning to the community after incarceration. (Published Dec. 2012) Download, here.

Adult Psychiatric Hospitalization - What you need to know when a loved one is hospitalized. (Published July 2012) Download, here.

Understanding Data Practices Laws (July 2012), here. (Also see HIPPA - Questions and Answers for Family Caregivers by Next Step in Care, here.)

Advocating for a Child with a Mental Illness in the Minnesota Juvenile Justice System (Dec. 2011). Answers questions such as: What if my child is sent to a juvenile detention center? What does my child’s attorney need to know? What can I expect in court?  How can I help my child prepare to leave a correctional or treatment facility? How should I handle a mental health crisis? What do I need to know about calling law enforcement? For a copy, call NAMI at 651-645-2948 or download here.

Mental Health Crisis Planning for Families: Learn to recognize, manage, prevent and plan for your child's mental health crisis. See Download here. (published Feb. 2010).

Understanding the Minnesota Civil Commitment Process:  Booklet on dealing with crisis situations, the steps in the process, pre-commitment screening, hospitals and emergency treatment, commitment standards, common questions, and alternatives to commitment. Download here. (published Sept. 2010).

Family Involvement Law: A booklet to help families and professionals understand changes in the data privacy laws that allow limited but important information to be released to families. Download here.

Keeping Families Together: A resource guide for families to understand intensive treatment options for children with mental illnesses. Download here.  Voluntary Placement Form, here.

(Single copies are available free; multiple copies are available for a small fee.)

NAMI Minnesota's 5-Year Strategic Plan (2013-2018) summary is available, here.

Other Publications

Making and Keeping Friends - A Self-Help Guide, here.