Mental illness course offered in Excelsior

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota is offering a free educational course 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays beginning Feb. 4 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 322 Second St., in Excelsior.

The course helps families gain a greater understanding of mental illness, discusses resources, builds communication sills, reduces stress and finds support. More than 3,000 Minnesota families have benefited from this course.

Registration is required, and can be made by calling 952-412-7385.