Archive for June 2017

JULY Upcoming Events

“Calendar*” (CC BY 2.0) by DafneCholet NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group July 3,  6:30-8:00 p.m. This monthly support group is for people with Mental Illness and meets the first Monday of each month in the Hospital Board Room, Brookings Hospital, 300 22nd Ave., Brookings SD. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Caregiver Support Group July 16, 6-7:30 p.m. Faith Reformed Church, 1330 Main Ave. S., Brookings…

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Meet Sally Damm, New BEP Board Member

BEP is pleased that Sally Damm has chosen to volunteer her expertise by serving on our Board of Directors. Sally brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, which you may read more about on her website. We recently asked her some questions, and would like to share Sally’s answers: Why did you decide to join…

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Bridges of Hope

Photo Credit: “Bridges” (CC BY 2.0) by chefranden Several years ago, National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) created a 40-minute Powerpoint presentation titled “Bridges of Hope” with the goal of presenting it to faith-based communities. “Bridges of Hope” was created to educate faith communities about mental illness so that they can create stronger safety nets and welcoming communities…

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Our Story

Photo Credit: “When you think of mental illness, is this what you see?” (CC BY 2.0) by JenXer   Even as a very small child, our daughter required special attention and was very strong-willed.  When she was three years old, her biological mother noted in writing before her death from breast cancer that she was going to be…

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