Mental illness awareness week is Oct. 4-10


National Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 4-10. This week is marked by community education efforts in all 50 states to raise awareness that mental illnesses are treatable medical conditions, and that there is help and hope for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.

You are not alone. To learn more about anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, or to find online support groups and family educational classes and other resources, contact NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) go to or call 651-645-2948, or 1-888-626-4435.

—Information provided by NAMI MN