Family-to-Family – Learn about mental illnesses, the brain, treatment, and resources to help a loved one living with a mental illness. 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. This class meets weekly for two and a half hours for 12-weeks and is for family and friends of an adult living with a mental illness. Call to register or ask questions.
When: Oct. 9, Meets Mondays & Wednesdays for 6 weeks, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Registration: Call Helen 507-459-2230
Understanding Early Episode Psychosis – For Professionals - Early identification is essential to improving outcomes for individuals experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Attendees will learn how to identify the warning signs of psychosis, talk to young people who may be experiencing symptoms, and review the latest treatment recommendations. This free class is recommended for school personnel, social workers, first responders, and mental health professionals. Approved by the Board of Social Work, St. Paul, MN to provide 2 CEUs upon completion.
When: Oct. 10, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Winona Health, B. A. Miller Auditorium, 855 Mankato Ave., Winona, MN
Registration: Online at https://ueepp-winona10-10.eventbrite.com
The NAMI Winona Mental Illness Library is located at:
Peer Support Network (PSN) building
122 West 2nd Street
Winona, MN 55987 (Next to Sammy's Pizza)
For additional information call Helen at 507-459-2230 or Minnesota Relay Service #711