East Review Bulletin Board January 7, 2019

Gold Line meeting

District 1 Community Council and the Gold Line Partners will be giving a presentation of the final White Bear and Sun Ray stations on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Battle Creek Recreation Center, 75 Winthrop St. S.

The presentation will include a vision, development and station access plans for each of the stations. The meeting will include time for discussion, questions, and opportunity for feedback. More detailed station design will happen later and will be lead led through a process between the City of St. Paul and Metro Transit.


Minnesota Sinfonia concert

Minnesota Sinfonia will have a free concert in St. Paul coming up on Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. at Temple of Aaron, 616 Mississippi River Boulevard. The program will feature violinist Ilya Kaler, the world’s only violinist to win the gold medal at all three of the most prestigious international competitions: the Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Paganini. For more information about the concert, go to www.mnsinfonia.org.


QPR - Suicide Prevention classes

QPR is a free, one-hour presentation sponsored by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) that covers the three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide - Question, Persuade and Refer. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught gatekeeper training program in the United States, and more than one million adults have been trained in classroom settings in more than 48 states. The QPR classes will be offered on Jan. 16, from noon to 1 p.m., and on Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., W., in suite 400. For more information or to register call 651-645-2948 x198 or see “classes” at namimn.org.


Get to Know NAMI in St. Paul

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will hold a free Get to Know NAMI class on Jan. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., suite 400, in St. Paul.  Meet NAMI staff and volunteers and hear firsthand how NAMI’s work directly affects the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. Learn about education and support programs and how to advocate for better mental health policies. Please RSVP to Kay King, 651-645-2948 x113 or kking@namimn.org.


Hope for Recovery Workshop in White Bear Lake

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will hold a free, interactive workshop that provides families and individuals with information on mental illnesses, practical coping strategies, and hope for recovery. The workshop will be held at the White Bear Lake District Center, 4855 Bloom Ave., door E, room 201, in White Bear Lake on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 8:30 a.m.  to 2:30 p.m.. For information or to register call 651-645-2948 or see “classes” at namimn.org.


Young Adult Mental Health Support Group Meets in St. Paul

Young Adult NAMI Connection (ages 18-30) is a free mental health support group sponsored by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness). A group meets in St. Paul on the first and third Sundays of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Unity Church Unitarian, 733 Portland Ave., Owl Room on lower level, St. Paul. The group is facilitated by young adults living with a mental illness and doing well in recovery. For information contact Tess at 507-226-3369 or Leah at 207-272-4450 or Leahwilcox9@gmail.com.

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