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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Nearing the finish line – we have come so far!

NAMIWalks North Carolina is our largest awareness and fundraising event of the year is nearing completion for 2020. Thanks to the efforts of many to date, over $137,000 has been raised—which is fantastic! July 31st is the last official day of this important event. Please submit any donations by this Friday–we are at 92% of more »

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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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Sharing News From Around The Web

Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan tells of mental health ordeal Sharon Horgan “lost her mind completely”, falling into mental illness and anxiety during five months spent away from her family in New York working on her American comedy drama, Divorce, she has confided. The Irish actor and writer, who has just turned 50, suffered the bout more »

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Upcoming Events, Classes, and Meetings

NAMI NC and its affiliates have adapted many NAMI programs to meet the needs of maintaining a social distance between participants during the pandemic. Highlights of our virtual and online programs are listed below. VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUP AND CLASS OPTIONS:Several NC affiliates are offering virtual support groups and classes. Please click here to access descriptions and a more »

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