NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides support groups to help parents discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills. Parent resource groups are facilitated by a parent who has a child with a mental illness and who has been trained to lead support groups.

Two parent resource groups meet in Apple Valley. One meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month and the other meets on the second and fourth Tuesday. Both meet from 6:30-8 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road. Pizza is served at 6 p.m. for children and adults; child care is available.

For information, contact NAMI at 651-645-2948.

Upcoming dates

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  • Starting Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, repeated every month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Starting Tuesday, February 13th, 2018, repeated every month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm


Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley, MN


National Alliance on Mental Illness

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