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Program Information
Program Name: NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group
Agency Name: NAMI
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: Miche"le
Address: Advent United Methodist Church
3945 Lexington Ave South
Eagan, MN 55123
Telephone #: 651-238-7983
Email Address: michelecortinas@comcast.net
Website URL: www.namihelps.org/
Program Category: Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Dealing With Catastrophic Events Learning To Cope Moving to Advocacy/ Wellness/Recovery
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Additional Information: NAMI CONNECTIONS IS A RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP FOR ADULTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS REGARDLESS OF THEIR DIAGNOISIS. Every group is offered free of charge and meets the 1st, 2nd and 4th Monday @ 7pm of each month for 90 minutes. All led by trained Individuals who are also in recovery- people who understand the challenges we face.

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