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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 [...]

2702, 2024

Upcoming Support Groups

Please join us for the following support groups these coming weeks: The Healing Place Peer Support Group 2/28 Family Support Group 2/28 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 3/1 The Healing Place Peer Support Group 3/6 Youngish Peer Connections Support Group 3/7 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 3/8

2502, 2024

Nami Wilmington February Board Meeting Results

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 NAMI-Wilmington Public Board Meeting Present: Alabama Stone, Chuck Eldridge, Janis Eldridge, Julie Morrow, Bob Taglin, Virginia Goldrick, Sheryl Sparks, Kimberly Light, Hannah Hopkins, Ben Holt and Kayden McCubbins. Via Zoom: Ed Palmer and Kay Sargent. —-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Board meeting for the NAMI-Wilmington was called to order by Alabama Stone, Vice President at 6:00 pm. A quorum was established with seven board members present. Old Business: A motion [...]


2702, 2024

Why Caregivers’ Mental Health is Suffering

As the youth mental health crisis continues, more attention to being given to an unfortunate side-effect - a decline on parents’ mental health. Parents caring for children with mental illness need their own coping skills and interventions to protect their mental health. Read More

2002, 2024

Welcome Shereka Litttlejohn Dunston to the NAMI NC Team!

Shereka is excited to join the staff of NAMI NC as the Director of Programs and Affiliate Support. Her previous professional roles include Family Therapist for the Parenting of Adolescents program at Exchange Family Center, Violence Prevention Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill, and Rape Prevention and Education Coordinator at Durham Crisis Response Center. Shereka holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications from North Carolina Central University, a Master of Science in human [...]

2002, 2024

Sleep, Circadian Rhythm, and Mental Health

A new study by the University of Southampton highlights the critical link between sleep and mental health, suggesting that disturbances in sleep and circadian rhythms can trigger or worsen mental health issues. READ MORE

1302, 2024

Family Support Groups: A Safe Space for Caregivers and Friends

Did you know that NAMI offers support groups for family members and loved ones? NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. It is a free, 60-90 minute session designed to help participants gain supportive relationships, share resources and helpful tools, and have a safe space to have your personal needs met. Our Family [...]

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