NAMI education meeting April 29

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

The group’s Monday, April 29 educational meeting will feature Kevin McDowell, pain psychologist at U.P. Health System-Marquette. As a pain psychologist, McDowell focuses on the relationship between physical diseases and mental illness. For example, he might help someone with a back injury cope with pain and depression. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.