Mental Health In Minnesota

Mental Health In Minnesota


Latest Episodes

NAMI’s 40th Anniversary, Jenna Erickson’s Personal NAMI Journey, ep. 18
June 02, 2017

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 ...

“Get to Know NAMI” session by Kay King, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness), ep. 17
May 21, 2017

“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.

016 Kiara Buchanan, “LIFE BETWEEN THE POLES” blog author, volunteer “In Our Own Voice”/Speakers Bureau presenter, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
May 10, 2017

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...

015 Kim Sherva, LGBTQ Connection Support Groups, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
May 03, 2017

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,

014 Laurie Brown, 1st lobbyist, original founding board member, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
April 26, 2017

(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).

013 Beatric Officer, Adult Probation Officer, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
April 19, 2017

(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).

012 Cathleen O’Leary, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
April 12, 2017

(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 Minnesot...

011 Eileen Stack, Former President of Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
April 05, 2017

(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 annivers...

010-Heidi Nordin, Board of Directors, NAMI Minnesota volunteer, Heidi’s personal journey with NAMI
March 29, 2017

(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 ...

009-EVENT: Mental Health Day at the Capitol 03/16/2017, Rally Highlights Urgent Needs
March 20, 2017

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.