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News to Know
There are lots of things going on at NAMI Southeast Minnesota and in the community. Click here to check out our upcoming events.
Please note: The Connection Support Group that meets in Rochester on Wednesday nights is now on its summer schedule. It will meet the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month over the summer. Those dates are: June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8 and August 22. You can find more details about the groups and supplemental events here.
The Adult Mental Health First Aid course is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or other problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis and addictions. Mental Health First Aid uses role playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect people to a professional, peer, social or self-help care. $55 per class (two half-day classes) Monday, Sept. 10th and 17th from 5 to 9 p.m. Community Education sign-up: www.rochesterce.org/register
We'll kick off with Mindfulness and continue every week working on DBT. If you are planning to come, drop moderator Bill Berg a message at email@example.com. Note: These are DBT skills classes only. The classes are free of charge and materials are provided. You may join the class any week when it's held. Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and weekly thereafter.
NAMIWalks Southeast Minnesota is changing attitudes about mental illness! Join us at the fun, family-friendly NAMIWalks event on Saturday, September 22 to raise awareness and funds to support NAMI's education and support programs. Why do YOU walk?
Sharing Hope Community Breakfast
Our first-ever Sharing Hope Community Breakfast fundraiser will be an uplifting tribute to all the work NAMI SE MN does and has yet to do. Join us as we advocate for the needs of people with mental illness and their loved ones. This is a free fundraiser held at the Kahler Apache. All are welcome, though RSVPs are necessary to firstname.lastname@example.org or to her at 507-316-0987.