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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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You Are Not Alone

September 16, 2020

Trigger warning: Some of the stories or links in this week’s edition explore suicide and details of self-harm. If you are at risk, please stop here and contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for support at 800-273-8255 or the Crisis Text Line by texting 741741.     The nation’s suicide rate has increased over 30% more »

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Mental Health Leadership Development – This Saturday!

NAMI welcomes all current and prospective affiliate leaders to the Leadership Retreat being held virtually on September 19th. This year’s theme is “Diversity and Stability in an Era of Growth”. Topics include successfully building upon NAMI’s program efforts to be reflective and responsive to the needs of our diverse populations. Other important mental health matters will be more »

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Survey to Assess Strengths, Gaps, and Challenges in Services and Supports

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the 1999 Olmstead v. L.C. set the bar for accelerated community inclusion and reduced reliance on institutional care for people with disabilities, across a life span. Since that ruling, our system has been steadily evolving. Now, it is time to take it to the next level with a plan more »

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Efforts to Reduce the Rate of Veteran Suicide

North Carolina has six military bases and a statewide Governor’s Working Group focused on reducing veteran suicide. There are many, many people focusing on veteran’s mental health. Yet somehow the suicide rate increased 13% from 188 veteran suicides in 2005 to 212 in 2017, according to the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. What’s more »

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NAMI NC and NAMI Charlotte to Host a Virtual Workshop on Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs)

A psychiatric advance directive (PAD) is a legal document that details a person’s preferences for future mental health treatment, services, and supports, or names an individual to make treatment decisions, if the person is in a crisis and unable to make decisions. On Thursday, September 17th at 12pm a PADs workshop will be held via more »

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Governor Cooper Announces Additional Funding to Connect More North Carolinians to High-Speed Internet

Access to high-speed internet is key to better mental health care accessibility for rural NC communities. Governor Roy Cooper announced recently along with the N.C. Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) and its Broadband Infrastructure Office (BIO) that five new projects will expand high-speed internet access for residents in three rural counties, . The projects are more »

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LGBTQ+ Young Adult Support Group is Starting Tonight!

NAMI Wake County, NAMI NC, and the LGBT Center of Raleigh are pleased to announce a new, virtual support group designed specifically for young adults 18 and older with mental health conditions. Can’t make it tonight? This is a recurring group, with the next group taking place on October 4th. The support group is free, more »

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