Please join us for the following support groups these coming weeks: Family Support Group 1/25 Senior’s Mental Health Talk Group 1/26 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 1/27 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 2/3
Please join us on February 18th, 2023 at the Hampstead Women’s Club. Dinner will begin at 6pm and the show will begin at 7pm. Proceeds will benefit NAMI Wilmington. Tickets are 30 dollars per person. The Address is 14435 Hwy 17 Hampstead. To purchase tickets, email Chuck Eldridge at email@example.com with quantity and contact information. Checks made out to NAMI Wilmington will be the preferred method. We will have "will call" for [...]
Registration for Nami Wilmington's Family to Family class starting March 14th 6-8pm at the Harrelson Center. Click here to register.
We have temporarily postponed our Co-Occurring Group. To maintain our group fidelity, we are seeking a second Facilitator for this group. Please contact Chuck Eldridge at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
NAMI NC News
NAMI NC's new upgraded website is live! The new site includes a wealth of new mental health information and resources, as well as interactive elements such as a live NAMIWalks countdown, an interactive affiliate map, a mental health library, and colorful hoverboxes on the home page (see below). Our new website also comes with a color-coded Calendar function, listing all of the state events and NAMI programming in an easy-to-find format. [...]
Thursdays with NAMI: A study of Chinese American mental health Thursday, January 26, 7:00pm A group of Chinese American leaders is making strides to improve mental health in their community. Two of them will present research results of a study conducted in the Research Triangle area. Duke Associate Professor of Medicine, Dr. Pao-Hwa Lin, is director of the IMAAC Project (Improvement of Mental Health in Asian American Communities). Ping Zhang is [...]
In a piece on fatal taser encounters with police by ABC11 in Raleigh, Public Policy Director Ashish George spoke on taser encounters that involve someone in a mental health crisis. This piece came in the wake of the death of a Raleigh man by a police taser last week, which has begged questions about the weapon's usefulness in deescalating potential crises. Read the full story here.
Thanks to a remarkable recent change in policy by the Department of Veterans Affairs, any veteran in need of emergency mental health care, regardless if they are enrolled with the VA or not, can now walk into any private health care facility with no cost for their care. This new policy will have a huge impact on North Carolina, which has a large military presence. Read more here.
NAMI and its affiliates have adapted many NAMI programs to meet the needs of maintaining a social distance between participants during the pandemic. Highlights of our virtual and online programs are listed below. HYBRID CLASSES (Offered In-Person, but with a Virtual Option): NAMI Basics, for the caregivers and support systems of children with mental health conditions, will soon be offered by NAMI Wake County in a hybrid format. Please click here [...]
Every year NAMIWalks makes a powerful statement to our community as we advance on our goal of Mental Health for All. Our 2023 walk promises to be the most inspirational one yet! Join us on Saturday, May 20 at Perimeter Park in Morrisville for the 2023 NAMIWalks North Carolina! Register today or sign up to be a sponsor at www.namiwalks.org/northcarolina. If you are interested in being part of our Walk Committee, [...]
- Check Out NAMI NC’s New Website
- Thursdays with NAMI: A Study of Chinese American Mental Health
- Public Policy Director Ashish George Discusses Taser Use on the Mentally Ill by Police with ABC 11
- Veterans Can Receive Free Care for Mental Health Crisis, Regardless of VA Status
- Upcoming Events and Classes