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1705, 2022

Next Board Meeting

Please join us for our next board meeting on 5/24/22 from 7-8pm at UNCW Bear Hall Room 102 (5174 Randall Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403). The newly elected board members will be announced at this meeting. You can also join us via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82176256687

1705, 2022

Board Member Voting is OPEN

Attention all NAMI Wilmington members: the board member election ballot is now open. Please review the board member nominee bios here. All members are encouraged to vote and must vote online here.

1005, 2022

Attention All NAMI Wilmington Members

Attention all NAMI Wilmington members: our board member election will be open from 5/15/22 to 5/22/22 at 11:59PM. Results will be announced at our board meeting on 5/24/22 at 7pm. Please review the board member nominee bios here. The link to the online ballot will be sent out next week.

504, 2022

In Our Own Voice

NAMI Wilmington is hosting another In Our Own Voice presentation with a Father's Perspective on 4/20 from 6:30-8 pm at Cape Fear Christian Church. Please join us!

2203, 2022

UNCW + NAMI Mental Health Awareness Panel

Please join us for the following event: UNCW Student Government Association Mental Health Awareness Panel Britley Learnard, NAMI On Campus Chuck Eldridge & Alabama Stone, NAMI Wilmington Dr. Douglas J. Engelman, UNCW Department of Sociology and Criminology, Author of "A Boy Broken, A Father's Journey Through His Son's Mental Illness, Loss, and a Search for Meaning." PLACE: Fisher University Union, Azalea Coast Room DATE: 3/30/22 TIME: 5-6PM, Reception to follow   Open to the public

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1705, 2022

It’s NAMIWalks Week!

The Walk and fun activities will take place THIS Saturday at Flowers Field and Dawkins Drive in beautiful Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh. Watch for the NAMI Signs. NAMIWalks is a canine and children friendly event! Here is the schedule: 9 to 10 am - registration and participant check in 10 to 10:30 am - welcoming program, acknowledge volunteers and donors, discuss walk logistics 10:30 am to 1:00 pm - teams [...]

1705, 2022

Welcome, Nina Leger Our New Director of Programs and Affiliate Support!

NAMI North Carolina is happy to announce the arrival of our new Director of Programs and Affiliate Support. Nina Leger has a Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Nina comes to us from the Alliance of Disability Advocates, where she served as Transitions to Community Inclusion Manager. She believes in the importance of educating the public about the importance of understanding mental health, having worked as [...]

1705, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

NAMI North Carolina is proud to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Each week this month, Tuesday Newsday will include a short video of a person who speaks to the importance of this month. This week, Cierra Cobb, a passionate community activist and advocate in Greensboro talks to us about fighting stigma by normalizing conversations about mental health.

1705, 2022

Thursdays with NAMI: Author Speaks To Faith, Recovery, and Purpose 7 p.m. May 19, 2022

Have you ever experienced depression or anxiety? Have you ever been suicidal due to the loss of loved one? Have you ever wondered how some people make it through childhood issues? There will be times in your life when tragedies happen suddenly. You won't be able to predict or understand it – but sometimes faith can help us through. Tammy Mills will share her stories of triumph over tragedy. She believes [...]

1705, 2022

Statement on the Shooting in Buffalo

The events this past weekend were horrifying and traumatic. We send our condolences to the families who lost loved ones. While the media, as is so often the case, were quick to suggest that the alleged shooter had a mental illness, it now appears that there were other motives. We would like to remind the public that those who deal with mental health conditions are far more likely to be the [...]

1705, 2022

A High-Tech Approach to Anger Management

During the midst of what seems to be a very angry time in our world, new research suggests that Virtual Reality can be used to help aggressive individuals manage their anger in more effective ways. To read about this study, click HERE.

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