We improve the lives of individuals affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved.
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This class is designed for family members of a loved one living with a mental illness.
Family members will learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help their loved one. Attendees will also build communication skills, reduce stress, find support, and discover the common Stages of Emotional Responses when supporting someone with a mental illness. The workshop will meet for 8 weeks beginning Tuesday, February 16th - April 6th. There is no cost to participate in the class however registration is required. Call 507.316.0927 for more information.
We are excited to now be offering our Support Groups virtually. There is no need to register for the group and you do not need to have a computer to participate. If you do not have a computer you also have the option of joining the group by dialing in with your phone. Simply follow the directions provided on the "Support Services" page.
DBT is a therapy modality with the goal of helping you learn to manage your difficult emotions by letting yourself experience, recognize and accept them. This facilitated group setting provides a safe place to practice DBT’s foundational skills: mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotion regulation. Classes are a chance to gain and practice skills to positively impact your recovery. Classes will be held virtually Thursday's beginning January 7, 2021 from 5:30-7:30pm. Click above for more information and the Zoom link.
Statement on Violence and Trauma
January 6th bore witness to a day of violence and trauma at our nation's capital. NAMI Southeast Minnesota is aware that the images are distressful and may negatively impact the mental health of many Americans. NAMI National, NAMI State Organizations, and NAMI Affiliates reach out in one voice and call for an end to the violence.
As a mental health organization we offer resources and peer-support for anyone in need free of charge. If you need someone to talk to do not hesitate to call 507-287-1692.