Sue Abderholden has been the executive director of NAMI Minnesota since 2001. Abderholden has received numerous awards for her advocacy, including the 2020 Esther Wattenberg Policy Award and the 2018 Rona and Ken Purdy Award to End Discrimination from national NAMI. She has family members who live with depression and anxiety.
There is a lot of discussion across the state — and the country — about how to help people experiencing a mental health crisis. There is general consensus — even among police officers — that it shouldn’t be police. The big question: If not police, then who? That question has been answered in Minnesota. Public officials […]