FIX WHAT YOU CAN virtual event with the League of Women Voters of Roseville Area, the Ramsey County Library Roseville, and Mindy Greiling

Mindy Greiling will host a virtual event with the League of Women Voters of Roseville Area and the Ramsey County Library Roseville on Tuesday, October 20 for a discussion of her new book, FIX WHAT YOU CAN.
When Oct 20, 2020
from 18:30 PM to 20:00 PM
Where Virtual (more info below)
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One mother’s fight to support her son and change a broken system 

 
 Mindy Greiling will host a virtual event with the League of Women Voters of Roseville Area and the Ramsey County Library Roseville on Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of her new book, Fix What You Can: Schizophrenia and a Lawmaker's Fight for Her Son, with Sue Abderholden. Please register here to receive the Zoom meeting information.

In his early twenties, Mindy Greiling’s son, Jim, was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. Greiling was a Minnesota state legislator who struggled, along with her husband, to navigate and improve the state’s inadequate mental health system. Fix What You Can is an illuminating and frank account of caring for a person with a mental illness, told by a parent and advocate.

"An honest, gut-wrenching, heartbreaking story of the impact of a serious mental illness on an individual and their family. The book grapples with the tough subject of how to support and protect your son when he is symptomatic and vulnerable and yet live your life and promote independence and consequences for your son. Her story also underlines the importance of connecting with those who are traveling a similar journey, such as through NAMI, and the important role legislators have in building and improving our mental health." —Sue Abderholden, executive director, NAMI Minnesota

"Mindy Greiling’s passionate support for mental health has turned Minnesota into a national leader on the issue." —St. Paul Pioneer Press