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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Before we turn the page on May…

May 26, 2020

It’s the last week in May, which is Mental Health Month. A month where we put a bit more emphasis on awareness of what is often an invisible illness-and battling to eradicate stigma. As the end of May approaches, we hope you’ll join us for NAMIWalks; May 30th for #ANationalDayofHope. (more information below) We also more »

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NAMI Walks

This Saturday! Over 30 NAMI Affiliates, thousands of people, all raising their voices for every age, for every background, for all of those affected by mental illness. Won’t you join us for what we hope is the most impactful NAMIWalks ever?!   Only 4 Days to Go! Or is that FORE days to go? The more »

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Remember or Honor Someone this May

The last Monday in May has been a time for honoring the men and women who passed while serving in the U.S. military. This May, #NAMIWalksYourWay could also be a perfect time to honor some of the bravest people we know – those that have been affected by mental illness. You can Walk in their more »

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The Art of Recovery

For some, art is a tool that helps forge a path to mental wellness. Art allows us to make structure out of chaos, and beauty out of suffering. During this Thursdays with NAMI session, learn how NC artists who live with mental illness are using creativity as a coping skill. Thursdays with NAMI starts at more »

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Spring 2020 Advocate has hit the mailboxes!

Have you received your Spring 2020 Edition of the NAMI Adovcate? This special edition celebrating 40 years of the Alliance were mailed out last week. The magazine articles span the subjects of advocacy, research and education, support and awareness. It also includes a special centerfold- a chronological timeline of NAMI milestones throughout the years. The more »

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