May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and NAMI- or National Alliance for Persons with Mental Illness, is holding a number of events to raise awareness of the illness.  Holly Downing, President of the local NAMI chapter, said there are a number of events going on in Grand Rapids that you may want to get involved in.  One of them is tonight at 7pm at the Blandin Foundation focusing on eating disorders.

Next Wednesday May 14th, Sue Adberholden, Executive Director of NAMI Minnesota will be in Grand Rapids for a program titled “First Episode Psychosis and Early Intervention”.  That program will be May 14th at 7pm at the Blandin Foundation.

For more information, visit name http://www.namigrandrapidsmn.org/