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2109, 2022

Important Program Announcements!

No Parents of Adolescents Meeting 9/22 Facilitator Sara Hobgood had a death in her family this week.  We do not have two facilitators to conduct an adequate Zoom meeting for the regularly scheduled meeting.  Thursday 9/22 7PM  Parents of Adolescents Zoom meeting is cancelled.  Sorry for the inconvenience. Youngish Peer Support Group On 9/15 NAMI's Youngish Peer Support Group had an unfortunate and unexpected double-booking at UNCW for our first planned meeting. We apologize and [...]


2009, 2022

2022 NAMI NC Annual Conference

2022 NAMI NC Annual Conference McKimmon Center │ Raleigh, NC October 4, 2022 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Calling for sponsors and exhibitors! Our 2022 Annual Conference is just 3 weeks away! We cannot believe that it has been 3 years since we have seen an in-person conference. If we hope to continue our mission of improving the lives of those that live with mental illness, we must get #BackToTheBasics! Registration [...]

2009, 2022

Official Call: NAMI NC Annual Business Meeting

Attention all NAMI North Carolina Members! The NAMI NC Annual Business Meeting will take place from 10:00am - noon on Saturday, October 15, 2022. In this meeting, we will hear reports from the President, Treasurer, Executive Director, and others. We will also announce the results of the annual election for the Board of Directors. If you have not received a ballot to vote for the new director, please contact Garry Crites [...]

2009, 2022

Welcome NAMI North Carolina’s New Staff Members!

The Board of Directors and Staff are proud to introduce to you our two newest staff members. Amy Brundle (pictured above on the left) is our new Marketing and Communications Manager. Amy comes to us with broad experience in communications and marketing in both an in-house legal setting and an agency setting. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Marketing from Meredith College and a Master of Divinity in Worship [...]

2009, 2022

Thursdays with NAMI: Let’s Talk About Athletes’ Mental Health

Thursdays with NAMI: Let’s talk about athletes' mental health September 22, 2022 How do athletes approach mental health, and how can the rest of us learn from their techniques? Join us to learn from an expert in the field; hosted by NAMI NC Executive Director Garry Crites. Anita Daniels is contracted to work with student athletes at North Carolina Central University, a NCAA Division I school. With over 30 years of [...]

2009, 2022

Stressed Out About Climate Change?

Climate change has been the cause of increasingly intense wildfires, floods, hurricanes, and heat waves. But one consequence of climate change that isn't often discussed is its effect on mental health. Read more for ways that daily reminders of a warming climate are affecting our moods, and four ways we can tackle the feelings and the issues.

2009, 2022

Trade Social Media for Exercise to Benefit Mental Health

Find yourself scrolling again? You're not alone. Social media use absolutely exploded during COVID-19 lockdowns as people increasingly needed connection to other people and the outside world in general. However, studies have shown that increased social media usage can be damaging to mental health. Researchers in Germany have discovered that replacing 30 minutes of social media use per day with 30 minutes of physical activity can greatly enhance emotional well-being and [...]

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