Since 2007 NAMI Walks Minnesota has brought thousands of people together each fall to raise awareness about mental illnesses,   but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtual. Sue Abderholden is executive director of Minnesota’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness:

“NAMI walks which have been happening in Minnesota for over a decade is really an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health, mental illnesses and to get people talking about it.”

The NAMI virtual walk will be held this Saturday.