NAMI parent resource groups meet in Apple Valley

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota 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. A parent resource group meets from 6-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road; contact Jennie at (651) 645-2948, ext. 300. A group also meets at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesdays at Valley Girl Coffee, 7703 147th St.; contact Tanya at (952) 836-7182.