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Welcome to “Mental Health In Minnesota” produced by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. NAMI Minnesota vigorously promotes the development of community mental health programs and services, improved access to services, and increased opportunities for recovery. NAMI Minnesota champions justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, support, and advocacy we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes in the mental health system, and increase the public and professional understanding of mental illnesses. CONTACT US NAMI Minnesota 800 Transfer Road, #31 Saint Paul, MN 55114 Website: www.namihelps.org phone: 651-645-2948 toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435) fax: 651-645-7379 email: namihelps@namimn.org

Welcome to “Mental Health In Minnesota” produced by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. NAMI Minnesota vigorously promotes the development of community mental health programs and services, improved access to services, and increased opportunities for recovery. NAMI Minnesota champions justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, support, and advocacy we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes in the mental health system, and increase the public and professional understanding of mental illnesses. CONTACT US NAMI Minnesota 800 Transfer Road, #31 Saint Paul, MN 55114 Website: www.namihelps.org phone: 651-645-2948 toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435) fax: 651-645-7379 email: namihelps@namimn.org
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Welcome to “Mental Health In Minnesota” produced by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. NAMI Minnesota vigorously promotes the development of community mental health programs and services, improved access to services, and increased opportunities for recovery. NAMI Minnesota champions justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, support, and advocacy we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes in the mental health system, and increase the public and professional understanding of mental illnesses. CONTACT US NAMI Minnesota 800 Transfer Road, #31 Saint Paul, MN 55114 Website: www.namihelps.org phone: 651-645-2948 toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435) fax: 651-645-7379 email: namihelps@namimn.org

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Episodes

027, Understanding Anxiety in Older Adults, Gray Matters/Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota with Kay King

10/19/2018
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(Recorded 07/03/2018) NAMI Minnesota (click) staff member Kay King discusses anxiety in older adults, a topic focused on in a version of “Gray Matters” older adults programming available from NAMI Minnesota. See full descriptions below. Kay King can be reached via email at kking@namimn.org or by phone at 651-645-2948. NAMI Minnesota website: www.namimn.org “Gray Matters” is a series of five educational programs available for people who work with older adults. Targeted audiences could include...

Duration:00:12:31

026, Substance Use in Older Adults, Gray Matters/Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota with Kay King

10/18/2018
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(Recorded 07/03/2018) NAMI Minnesota (click) staff member Kay King discusses substance use disorders in older adults, a topic focused on in a version of “Gray Matters” older adults programmingavailable from NAMI Minnesota. See full descriptions below. Kay King can be reached via email at kking@namimn.org or by phone at 651-645-2948. “Gray Matters” is a series of five educational programs available for people who work with older adults. Targeted audiences could include senior workers in...

Duration:00:15:45

025, Gray Matters: Overview, Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota with Kay King

10/12/2018
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(Recorded 07/03/2018) NAMI Minnesota staff member Kay King gives an overview of the various “Gray Matters” older adults programmingavailable from NAMI Minnesota. Kay King can be reached via email at kking@namimn.org or by phone at 651-645-2948. “Gray Matters” is a series of five educational programs available for people who work with older adults. Targeted audiences could include senior workers in assisted living, long-term care facilities, adult day programs, rehab facilities, senior...

Duration:00:08:43

024, Meditation with Arvind Naik (Science of Spirituality Meditation Center), Wellness Series Part 2-B

3/28/2018
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What can meditation and mindfulness do for your health and wellness? Arvind Naik speaks about these topics. Arvind Naik, MBA, educated as an Electronics Engineer, works as Technology and Business Professional in Minneapolis area. Working with his wife he leads the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center (http://sosmn.org) Programs and as a Public Relation and Outreach coordinator. He has been studying a practical form of meditation under a world renowned spiritual teacher Sant Rajinder...

Duration:00:54:57

023, Medication Management and Pharmacy Resources with Grant the Pharmacist, Wellness Series Part 2-A

3/12/2018
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“Grant the Pharmacist” shares tips on how to stay organized and manage medications properly. He shares advice on how to communicate effectively with your pharmacist and talks about resources that pharmacists provide. This episode was recorded on 02/15/2018 at the Rondo Community Library in Saint Paul, MN.

Duration:00:31:55

022, Sleep Health, Wellness Series Part 1, Sarah Moe, RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist)

2/1/2018
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The link between good sleep and mental well being has been documented – we have learned that you cannot have one without the other. Learn more about that relationship, and how our sleep can positively impact our day. This episode is a recording of an interactive workshop which includes discussion and advice from a health expert. This class was taught by Sarah Moe, RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist), Sleep Health Specialist. This episode was recorded on 01/18/2018 at the Rondo...

Duration:00:46:50

021 Audio-booklet: “Children’s Psychiatric Hospitalization; What You Need to Know When a Child is Hospitalized”

12/7/2017
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This episode is a reading of a booklet titled “Children’s Psychiatric Hospitalization; What You Need to Know When a Child is Hospitalized,” (Text: Nov. 2015) one of several booklets published by NAMI Minnesota. The text version of this booklet can be downloaded for free at http://www.namihelps.org/publications.html where you will also find several other NAMI Minnesota … Continue reading "021 Audio-booklet: “Children’s Psychiatric Hospitalization; What You Need to Know When a Child is...

Duration:00:33:05

020, Sandy’s personal NAMI journey, NAMI Minnesota’s 40th Anniversary (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

6/14/2017
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NAMI Minnesota volunteer Sandy joins us to share her personal NAMI journey to help celebrate NAMI Minnesota's 40th anniversary. CONTACT US: NAMI Minnesota, www.namihelps.org, phone: 651-645-2948, toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435). fax: 651-645-7379. email: namihelps@namimn.org Recorded 06/01/2017.

Duration:00:22:55

019, Vivian Henry, “SurVIVin the Journey!” NAMIWalks team captain, volunteer presenter, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

6/7/2017
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Here's another personal story of hope to help celebrate NAMI Minnesota's 40th anniversary. Vivian Henry is a NAMI "In Our Own Voice" volunteer presenter and a long-time NAMI member and supporter. Vivian enjoys photographing all of NAMI Minnesota's events and producing photo/video slide shows. Vivian is team captain of NAMIWalks 2018 team "SurVIVin the Journey!" (click for team info) You may donate to her team and/or register to join her team (you can help fund-raise even if you can't attend...

Duration:00:23:59

018, NAMIWalks team “In Our Own Voice” captain Jenna Erickson, volunteer presenter, discusses sharing personal story at Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

6/2/2017
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Here’s another personal story of hope to help celebrate NAMI Minnesota’s 40th anniversary. Jenna Erickson is a NAMI “In Our Own Voice” volunteer presenter, a program through which she shares her personal mental health recovery story with many types of audiences. Jenna discusses being particularly interested in presenting to law enforcement professionals during their Crisis … Continue reading "018, NAMIWalks team “In Our Own Voice” captain Jenna Erickson, volunteer presenter, discusses...

Duration:00:19:39

017, “Get to Know NAMI” full session by Kay King, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

5/21/2017
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“Get to Know NAMI” – Kay King, Community Educator at NAMI Minnesota, presents a full “Get to Know NAMI” session at the NAMI Minnesota office in St. Paul, MN. Included is an introduction from Sue Abderholden, NAMI Minnesota Executive Director. You’ll also hear two short personal stories, one from Bob Swanson and a second from … Continue reading "017, “Get to Know NAMI” full session by Kay King, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)"

Duration:01:02:28

016 Kiara Buchanan, “LIFE BETWEEN THE POLES” blog author, volunteer “In Our Own Voice”/Speakers Bureau presenter, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

5/10/2017
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Kiara Buchanan is the “LIFE BETWEEN THE POLES” blog author at www.convexity.weebly.com on the topic of her mental health recovery and her journey living with bipolar disorder. Kiara is a volunteer presenter in the NAMI “In Our Own Voice” program and in the NAMI Minnesota speakers bureau through which she shares her personal recovery story … Continue reading "016 Kiara Buchanan, “LIFE BETWEEN THE POLES” blog author, volunteer “In Our Own Voice”/Speakers Bureau presenter, NAMI Minnesota...

Duration:00:27:13

015 Kim Sherva, LGBTQ Connection Support Groups, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

5/3/2017
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NAMI Minnesota offers support groups for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community. The support groups are a safe place to confront the challenges that many members of LGBTQ communities face such as social isolation, stigma, discrimination, low self-esteem, anxiety and depression. Visit www.namihelps.org to find meeting dates and locations of current groups. Episode … Continue reading "015 Kim Sherva, LGBTQ Connection Support Groups, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance...

Duration:00:25:06

014 Laurie Brown, 1st lobbyist, original founding board member, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

4/26/2017
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(Recorded 03/29/2017) Laurie Brown was one of the original NAMI Minnesota founding board members and the first lobbyist for NAMI Minnesota. Laurie shares her personal journey with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). She talks about being a family member of a loved one living with schizophrenia. This episode is one of 40 Stories of … Continue reading "014 Laurie Brown, 1st lobbyist, original founding board member, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)"

Duration:00:18:47

013 Beatric Officer, Adult Probation Officer, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

4/19/2017
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(Recorded 03/21/2017) Beatric Officer is an adult probation officer as well as a member of the NAMI Minnesota Board of Directors. Beatric shares her personal journey with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). She talks openly about her own mental illness and that of her family members. You can also hear Beatric in episode 9 … Continue reading "013 Beatric Officer, Adult Probation Officer, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)"

Duration:00:22:16

012 Cathleen O’Leary, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

4/12/2017
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(Recorded 03/13/2017) Cathleen O’Leary is a former member of the NAMI Minnesota Board of Directors. Cathleen shares her personal journey with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). This episode is one of 40 Stories of Hope related to NAMI Minnesota’s 40th anniversary. Find other video and written stories at www.namihelps.org. CONTACT US: NAMI Minnesota, www.namihelps.org, … Continue reading "012 Cathleen O’Leary, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)"

Duration:00:18:48

011 Eileen Stack, Former President of Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

4/5/2017
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(Recorded 02/28/2017) Eileen Stack, former President of NAMI Minnesota Board of Directors, shares her personal journey with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). This episode is one of 40 Stories of Hope related to NAMI Minnesota’s 40th anniversary. Find other video and written stories at www.namihelps.org. CONTACT: NAMI Minnesota, www.namihelps.org, phone: 651-645-2948, toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps … Continue reading "011 Eileen Stack, Former President of Board of Directors, NAMI...

Duration:00:20:17

010-Heidi Nordin, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota volunteer, Heidi’s personal journey with NAMI

3/29/2017
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(Recorded 02/25/2017) Heidi Nordin shares her personal journey with NAMI Minnesota including her volunteer experiences as a Board of Directors member, office volunteer, and NAMIWalks “cheerleader.” This episode is one of 40 Stories of Hope related to NAMI Minnesota’s 40th anniversary. CONTACT: NAMI Minnesota, www.namihelps.org, phone: 651-645-2948, toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435). fax: 651-645-7379. email: namihelps@namimn.org

Duration:00:18:24

009-EVENT: Mental Health Day at the Capitol 03/16/2017, Rally Highlights Urgent Needs

3/20/2017
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Concerned family members, advocates and people living with a mental illness from Baxter to Winona came together on March 16, 2017 for Mental Health Day at the Capitol to share their story with their legislators. This diverse group talked about the need for more school-linked mental health programs, vital first episode psychosis treatment, urgent reforms … Continue reading "009-EVENT: Mental Health Day at the Capitol 03/16/2017, Rally Highlights Urgent Needs"

Duration:00:51:37

008-Laurie & Lee Brandt’s personal journey with NAMI, NAMI Minnesota’s 40th Anniversary

3/7/2017
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Laurie and Lee Brandt were interviewed on 02/25/2017 for this episode, one of 40 Stories of Hope related to NAMI Minnesota’s 40th anniversary. NAMI Minnesota champions justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, support, and advocacy we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes … Continue reading "008-Laurie & Lee Brandt’s personal journey with NAMI, NAMI Minnesota’s 40th Anniversary"

Duration:00:24:26