NAMI South Dakota’s newsletter is published four times per year: January, April, July and October. It is available on this site as an electronic copy or it can be mailed out.


If you would like to contribute an item to our newsletter, please contact Kathy Kramer at

Deadlines for each issue are:
Spring: March 15th
Summer: June 15th
Autumn: September 15th
Winter: December 15th

Contribute to “In Their Own Words”

If you would like to share how NAMI has helped you manage mental illness or gave you the tools to understand the journey that a friend or loved one with mental illness is taking, we would love to feature it. Stories should be written in your own words and be no more that 1000 words. If you wish to remain anonymous or use a pseudonym, please let us know. You can submit your stories to or Please include “Newsletter-In Their Own Words” in the subject line and any contact information.

Read or download the current issue:

Summer 2015 

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Archived Issues:

Fall 2015 (temporarily delayed)

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Winter 2015

Fall 2014

Summer 2014

Spring 2014

Winter 2014

Fall 2013