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NAMI Connection Moderators Needed!

July 7, 2020

NAMI Connection is a peer run and peer led support group.  Here in Wilmington, it’s been operating for over 15 years at the Behavioral Health Unit.  It is now a virtual support group and can be joined either by Zoom or phone in.   We are in desperate need of new moderators.  The next NAMI more »

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NAMI Family Support Group

April 6, 2020

NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Gain insight from the challenges and successes of others facing similar circumstances. NAMI’s Support Groups are unique because they follow a structured model, ensuring everyone has an opportunity to be heard and to more »

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Disaster Distress Hotline

March 26, 2020

With NAMI Wilmington Support groups cancelled until further notice, there is still help if you need to speak to someone.  For individuals coping with depression, addiction, anxiety, stress or other conditions due to the coronavirus, call: Disaster Distress Hotline 1.800.985.5990 Or text TalkWithUs 66746 Trained crisis counselors are on call.

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Mental Illness and Recovery in the South Asian Community and Beyond

July 28, 2020

This week on Thursdays with NAMI an outspoken advocate, Pooja Mehta, will be featured in this Q&A, interview style video conference session. Pooja’s story and mental health efforts have compelled audiences across the country. She has the insight that comes with having mental health challenges, as well as the family perspective. A North Carolina native, more »

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Want to make a big difference in Mental Health in NC?

Our Board plays a critical role in NAMI NC’s successful operation and has a significant impact on mental health in the state. The Board Recruitment Committee is now accepting applications for new Board members. If you are driven, talented, and passionate about mental health, we urge you to apply by the Friday deadline.

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Around the World of Mental Health; A Virtual Escape

NAMI Durham and Project Passport LLC are partnering to produce this free, mental health event on August 8, 2020. This event is a way to learn about how important mental health is to your daily life and what you can do to continue to maintain it through unique, virtual immersion. For your free ticket and more »

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Suicide in Black America – Candid Discussion on July 31st

There has been a harmful myth that Black people do not die by suicide. Research shows that not only is this false, but death by suicide for Black people has increased over time, especially for Black youth. Join NAMI Charlotte for a panel discussion to learn the myths vs facts, signs that someone you know more »

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QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training

July 27, 2020

LEARN TO RECOGNIZE THE WARNING SIGNS 100% Virtual For Anyone 18+ Cost: FREE QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR more »

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FCC Designates ‘988’ As 3-Digit Number For National Suicide Prevention Hotline

July 22, 2020

Today, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. The rules require all phone service providers to direct all 988 calls to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by July 16, 2022. During more »

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Minority Mental Health Month

A person’s background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult, which is evident for many minority populations. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 2008 to start addressing these issues,and find new ways to improve accessibility for mental health treatment for everyone. For instance, as of 2018, the more »

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