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Sept. 19-20, 2019     Pierre, SD

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In The News: NAMI South Dakota

June 4, 2019

NAMI’s Ending the Silence program is being presented in middle and high schools all across South Dakota.  Students, teachers, and parents are viewing the 50-minute presentation to learn more about mental health conditions and how youth can help themselves or others.  Volunteer presenters are currently being trained online with in-person coaching.  Visit our Ending the Silence page for more information and to volunteer.

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    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of South Dakota is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of a 2018 Bush Foundation Community Innovation grant award. This project entitled “Moving from Illness to Wellness “ will impact the Northeast region of South Dakota and the communities of Aberdeen, Milbank, and Watertown.  This is a two-year project with a total award of $193,648.00.

    As a deeply rural state, South Dakota faces challenges in providing the community-based supports Read More

    Please contact us at if you have an interest in becoming a support group facilitator, class teacher, or presenter for the following programs:  Connection, Family Support Group, Family to Family, Basics, Ending the Silence, or In Our Own Voice.  We are setting up trainings in all programs, and we would love to talk with you about becoming a NAMI South Dakota program leader.

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    2017 Ending the Silence Presenters

    In August 2017, twelve NAMI South Dakota members were trained to present NAMI Ending the Silence.  This program provides mental health education in middle and high school classes.  We’re excited to bring this new program to schools all across South Dakota.  If you would like to become involved as a presenter or have ETS come to your school, contact us.

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