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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

Wellness in Color: “Between Two Worlds” (Jasmine Q’ian)

8/15/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Jasmine Q’ian Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio: Living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 21 year-old Jasmine Q’ian battles two worlds, the rigors of student life attending college in Minnesota while also navigating her cultural background...

Duration:00:36:34

Wellness in Color: “Never Stop Watering Your Roots” (Lauryn Daniel)

7/25/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Lauryn Daniel Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio: A native of Chicago’s South Side, Lauryn Daniel describes herself as multifaceted. Living with anxiety and depression, she talks to Wellness In Color about her experiences working in the mental health field as an Adult Rehabilitative Mental...

Duration:00:34:05

Wellness in Color: Advocacy in Disability; Does Wellness Equal Cure? (Bree Zimmerman)

7/10/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Bree Zimmerman Hosted by: Maritza Steele Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio: Bree Zimmerman is a 29 year old black, queer, physically disabled woman living in the Twin Cities area. Also an introverted “cat mom”, Bree is a passionate advocate who works to help create greater accessible spaces for disabled people...

Duration:00:41:34

Wellness in Color: 1.5 Generation Immigrant (Vang Xor Xiong)

6/25/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO: Being a 1.5 generation immigrant and mental health advocate Vang Xor Xiong (Xorr) has an ability to bridge both worlds in a unique way. Within his role as Partnership Organizer for the Minnesota based Asian American Organizing Project...

Duration:00:37:49

Wellness in Color: Looking Beyond the Pathology of Culture (True Thao)

6/11/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color," a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: True Thao Interviewers: Amy Wang and Mai Yee Chang Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO: For twenty years True Thao has provided bilingual and bicultural mental health services to adolescents and adults and has experience working with organizations in the areas of employee mental health,...

Duration:00:43:09

Wellness in Color: Each New Dance Was My Teacher (John A. Burchall)

5/29/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color", a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: John Anthony Burchall Interviewers: Caroline Ludy and Cynthia Fashaw Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO: A native of Bermuda, a former newspaper reporter, writer, EMT and currently an ordained Baptist Minister, 49 year old John Anthony Burchall talks to Wellness in Color about his...

Duration:00:38:24

Wellness in Color: The Pressures of Perfection (Aneela Kumar)

5/14/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color", a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Aneela Kumar Interviewer: Maritza Steele Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) Guest Bio: Born and raised in New York to parents from India, Aneela Kumar shares her story on growing up with anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and trichotillomania (an impulse control disorder in which individuals have...

Duration:00:43:59

Wellness in Color: Healing Through Community (Geet Mittal)

5/2/2019
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Welcome to "Wellness in Color", a podcast series that explores perspectives on mental health to reshape the cultural language of mental illness. Interview Guest: Geetanjali Mittal Interviewer: Maritza Steele Hosted by: Caroline Ludy Produced by: NAMI Minnesota (namimn.org) GUEST BIO: An educator, artist, and internationally-published researcher Geetanjali Mittal shares her Wellness in Color story about navigating the mental health field while establishing roots in the United States....

Duration:00:32:29

Anxiety in Older Adults, Gray Matters/Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota with Kay King, ep. 27

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

Substance Use in Older Adults, Gray Matters/Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota with Kay King, ep. 26

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

Older Adults Programming at NAMI Minnesota, “Gray Matters” Overview with Kay King, ep. 25

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

Meditation, Wellness Series Part 2-B with Arvind Naik / Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, ep. 24

3/28/2018
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Arvind Naik 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...

Duration:00:54:57

Pharmacy Resources, Wellness Series Part 2-A, with Grant the Pharmacist, ep. 23

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

Sleep Health, Wellness Series Part 1, Sarah Moe, RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist), ep. 22

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

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Sandy’s personal NAMI journey, ep. 20

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

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Vivian Henry’s Personal NAMI Journey, ep. 19

6/7/2017
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Vivian Henry 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...

Duration:00:23:59

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Jenna Erickson’s Personal NAMI Journey, ep. 18

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 Intervention Team (CIT) training. Jenna Erickson is team captain of NAMIWalks team "In Our Own Voice." Thank you Jenna...

Duration:00:19:39

“Get to Know NAMI” session by Kay King, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), ep. 17

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 Maureen Edstrom. Bob shares his experience as a father who lost his son to suicide. Maureen discusses living with a mental illness. Both Bob and Maureen talk about they...

Duration:01:02:28

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Kiara Buchanan’s Personal NAMI Journey, Ep. 16

5/10/2017
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Blogger Kiara Buchanan, NAMI Minnesota volunteer presenter, with her husband 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 and anti-stigma presentations. Kiara shares what brought her to NAMI and...

Duration:00:27:13

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Kim Sherva’s Personal NAMI Journey, Ep. 015

5/3/2017
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NAMI Minnesota volunteer Kim Sherva, photo by Ryan Coit 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 Guest: In celebration of NAMI Minnesota’s 40th...

Duration:00:25:06