MASWA | March Meeting

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Took place on March 27, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Calvary Lutheran Church 7520 Golden Valley Rd. Golden Valley, MN 55427

Topic: Make it okay- the Stigma of Mental Illness

Presenter: Kay King

Kay King is Director of the Older Adults Program at the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota). King is the former Executive Director of a retirement community in the Twin Cities that offers both independent and assisted living services. She managed a home health care agency and is a long-time volunteer with seniors. She is also a family educator who teaches NAMI’s Family-to-Family 12-week education course and is the State Trainer for family class teachers. King is a family member whose grandmother, mother, sister and niece (four generations) lived/lives with a mental illness.

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Open Networking
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm – Speaker and Sponsor Introductions
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Presentation

Presentation will cover the following areas:

  • Understand mental illness
  • Learn how we visualize, think and talk about mental illnesses and how the media portrays them
  • Understand recovery
  • Learn about NAMI and its resources


Calvary Lutheran Church
7520 Golden Valley Rd., Room N005
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Thank you to our meeting sponsor: Firstat Nursing Services

For more information on Firstat Nursing Services please contact Deborah Duncan at 612-200-9068 or