Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week – May 1-7, 2022
Symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (lip smacking, grimacing, rapid eye blinking, tongue protrusion) may develop after a few months of taking medication to treat bipolar disorder, depression, or schizophrenia. Learn more about symptoms and treatment by clicking here.
NAMI offers many free education programs that provide current information, support and hope to families of adults with mental illnesses, professionals, organizations, youth and older adults.
NAMI seeks to raise public awareness and knowledge of mental illnesses and combat stigma. NAMI provides presentations to organizations, publishes educational booklets and materials, and hosts annual events such as NAMIWalks, a Research Dinner and a Conference.
NAMI offers peer-to-peer support groups for people living with mental illness and friends and family members. Groups are led by trained facilitators who have personal experience living with or caring for a family member with a mental illness.
NAMI advocates for policies that will improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
NAMI Tri-County is committed to promoting accurate understanding of mental illness and eliminating the pervasive stigma that exists in the community.
"I wondered why somebody didn't do something.
Then I realized that I am somebody."
NAMI Tri-County is a proud affiliate of NAMI Minnesota.