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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Volunteer Peer Support Specialist Trainings Spring 2021
Peer Support Specialists have made significant progress in their won mental illness recovery and use personal experiences to model wellness, self-advocacy, responsibility, and hope for those who need it now.
Volunteer Peer Support Specialists have the opportunity to help others identify strengths, abilities and skills in order to develop and achieve recovery and wellness goals. Peer Support Specialists also help connect others to local resources and provide education about mental health, wellness and the recovery journey. For more information please call 507-287-1692.
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.
Our office is working remotely and we are continuing to support our community in alternative ways. If you are feeling isolated or alone please call our office at 507.287.1692. In-person support groups are now offered online. More information can be found on our "Navigating COVID-19" webpage.
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.