NAMI parent resource groups meet

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.