National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI) has several upcoming workshops and support groups in the south metro. For more information about NAMI or its programs, go to

• Kidshop in Apple Valley. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd. Call Kara Bennett at 651-645-2948, ext. 114.

• Biweekly support group for families. 6 to 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

• Family-to-Family, a 12-week course to educate families. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 22 at Trinity Church, 10658 210th St. W. in Lakeville. Call Joan at 612-205-7080.