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At RADIAS Health we believe serious and persistent mental illness is a brain disease. It is neither a choice nor a character weakness. Each consumer is an individual with specific strengths, vulnerabilities, and clients can become their “own best expert on their illness.”

Mental Health Day at the Capitol, March 16

Mental health advocates, persons living with a mental illness, families, friends and mental health providers will gather for Mental Health Day at the Capitol on March 16. A Legislative Issues briefing session will be held at the St. Paul Armory from 10:00-11:30, followed by visits to Legislators from 11:30-1:30, and a Rally in the Capitol Rotunda from 1:30-2:30. Free buses will be provided from a number of locations in Greater Minnesota. The event is sponsored by the Mental Health Legislative Network, a coalition of more than 35 organizations working to improve the quality and availability of mental health services in Minnesota. NAMI Minnesota co-chairs the Network.

 

Mental Health Day on the Hill Flyer                                                  More Info!

For more information about mental illness, please visit the following websites

National Institute of Mental Health Website
The National Alliance on Mental Illness website
Minnesota NAMI chapter website
MN DHS website

For more information on the evidence based practices used by RADIAS Health and other agencies across the nation visit
Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) website
Center for Mental Health Services