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2402, 2021

Understanding the Symptoms of BPD

“It is imperative that we rewrite the script and understand the abuse, neglect and abandonment that many people with BPD have experienced.” READ MORE »

2402, 2021

The Many Impacts of Self-Stigma

It can be incredibly damaging to internalize the negative stereotypes often associated with mental illness. Therefore, understanding and addressing self-stigma is an essential part of healing and recovering from mental illness. READ MORE »

2402, 2021

NAMI HelpLine Extends Service Hours

The NAMI HelpLine experienced a 70% increase in phone calls, emails, letters and social media requests. To meet this demand, NAMI has extended the hours of HelpLine to help as many people as possible. LEARN MORE »

2402, 2021

Stay Up to Date on Research News

NAMI monitors current research across the field of mental health. On this page, you can find up-to-date information from government organizations, private institutions and academic and industry researchers. LEARN MORE »

2302, 2021

Former Duke Coach To Join in Effort to Improve Mental Health and Fight Stigma

NAMI NC is proud to announce that Joanne P. McCallie, the renowned former head coach of the Duke University women's basketball team, will be live on Thursdays with NAMI this week and serve as the Honorary Walk Chair for NAMIWalks Your Way NC, a virtual event designed to raise Mental Health awareness and resources. McCallie, affectionately known as Coach P, recently publicly disclosed that she has been a “secret warrior” in [...]

2302, 2021

Talking Openly About Life With Bipolar Disorder and Sharing Hope

In her new book, ‘Secret Warrior’, Coach Joanne P. McCallie talks openly about life with bipolar disorder and shares a story that will resonate strongly with all families impacted by mental illness. “I have always wondered when would be the right time to share the story of my affliction with bipolar disorder in a way that I could motivate, inspire, and also raise awareness—and truth— about mental illness,” she said. Join [...]

2302, 2021

Launch – Rally and Kickoff!

NAMIWalks Your Way is NAMI North Carolina’s biggest fundraiser and mental health awareness event of the year- and you can be a part of it! Join us on Zoom for a fun and informative launch on March 5th, 2021 at noon. Coach P (mentioned above) will be on hand and all Launch participants will be eligible to win a prize. No experience or prerequisites required —the Launch will be great [...]

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