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1604, 2024

Upcoming Support Groups

Please join us for the following support groups these coming weeks: The Healing Place Peer Support Group 4/17 Youngish Peer Connections Support Group 4/18 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 4/19 The Healing Place Peer Support Group 4/24 Family Support Group 4/24 Senior’s Mental Health Talk Group 4/25 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 4/26

603, 2024

NAMI Wilmington is Seeking Volunteers!

Looking to get plugged in with some meaningful work in the community? NAMI Wilmington is seeking volunteers for the following initiatives: Grants: NAMI Wilmington is looking for volunteers with grant experience including, but not limited to researching, drafting, and submitting proposals. 5 hrs/week depending on time of year. Communications: Website and social media management. Includes, but limited to content, graphics, research, interviewing, writing and posting on Website, FB and Instagram. 5 [...]

2902, 2024

Introducing our Newest Support Group!

As we grow as an organization we would like to expand our services further out into the community. With that being said we are introducing our newest support group in Jacksonville! NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led [...]

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1604, 2024

Zentangle Program Teaches Finding Zen Through Drawing

As part of its ongoing “Healing Through Recreation & Creative Art” class series, NAMI Cabarrus hosted a seminar called “The Art of Calm Through Zentangle” on March 27 at the Concord Library. Zentangle is an art therapy practice that combines simple drawing techniques with relaxation and therapy. Participants use easily learned strokes, called tangles, to make beautiful art while also practicing mindfulness. The 8-step Zentangle process includes free drawing - letting [...]

1604, 2024

Managers May Have a Bigger Mental Health Impact Than Therapists

Your boss can make or break your work life - and according to a new study by The Workforce Institute, may have more of an impact on your mental health than your therapist. Overall, the study found that most employers could be doing more to mitigate their impacts on employee mental health. Read More

1604, 2024

Want to Learn More About Tardive Dyskinesia?

Want to learn more about Tardive Dyskinesia? Download these one-page fact sheets from Neurocrine Biosciences to find an overview of TD, including risk factors and the importance of routine screenings. TD Fact Sheet (English) TD Fact Sheet (Spanish)

904, 2024

Do You Know About Connection Recovery Support Groups?

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are free, peer-led support groups for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who have been there. NAMI support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard [...]

904, 2024

NAMI NC Blog – How to Make Wellness Days Count

In response to multiple deaths by suicide on college campuses, many schools are implementing “wellness days.” Author Sydney Morrison discusses this new trend, the inconsistencies in its application, and how professors and students can approach wellness days to make sure they are actually used for rest and healing. Read Full Blog Article

904, 2024

Where $835 Million in State Budget Funds for Mental Health is Being Spent

Thanks to funding from last year’s state budget, mental healthcare programs across the state are receiving a much needed influx of funding - programs that cover everything from reducing prison recidivism to scaling up crisis lines to raising salaries for mental healthcare technicians. Read More

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The Healing Place Peer Support Group

April 24 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm EDT
Wilmington NC
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April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Wilmington NC
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April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Leland NC
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