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NAMI Minnesota

NAMI Minnesota's mission is to champion justice, dignity, and respect for all people affected by mental illnesses. Through education, advocacy, and support, we strive to eliminate the pervasive stigma of mental illnesses, effect positive changes in the mental health system, and increase the public and professional understanding of mental illness.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 11/20/2012
800 Transfer Road, Suite 31
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: (651)645-2948
Fax: (651)645-7379
EIN 41-1317030
Principal Staff Sue Abderholden, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 23
Number of Volunteers 450
Number of Clients Served 50,000
General Information
Board Chair Deb Erickson
Number of Board Members 19
Board meetings with quorum 10
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 12.2
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In fiscal year 2014, NAMI reached over 100,000 people through our education classes, support groups, presentations and social media. NAMI reaches all age groups, from childhood mental illnesses to depression in older adults. Through 75 classes we reached 1200 family members; 184 classes reached 8100 professionals; 242 programs reached 7600 members of the general public; we responded to over 4000 calls on our helpline. There were 60 peer led support groups. New programs included suicide prevention, smoking cessation, community conversations, MNSure partner, Teen Progression and two new videos. Close to 700 people attended three conferences, including a week long series on the Red Lake Reservation. New booklets were produced on transition age youth. NAMIWalks brought together over 3000 people to raise awareness.
Current Goals
Goal 1: Ensure access to education and support throughout Minnesota. Goal 2: Educate and advocate to policy makers around emerging or critical issues related to the needs of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. Goal 3: Work with providers and professionals who touch the lives of people living with mental illnesses and their families. Goal 4: Ensure that all people living with mental illnesses and their families in Minnesota have access to a NAMI Minnesota affiliate that meets NAMI standards. Goal 5: Assure a sustainable organization that builds on NAMI Minnesota’s strengths.
Community or Constituency Served
Children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $345,348 80.3%
Management: $41,151 9.6%
Fundraising: $43,372 10.1%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2014 2014 2014
End of Year: $0 $0 $0
Beginning of Year $0 $0 $0
Difference $0 $0 $0
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $0
Based on information provided on 2014 to 2014
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List of Standards Met