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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QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training

July 27, 2020

LEARN TO RECOGNIZE THE WARNING SIGNS 100% Virtual For Anyone 18+ Cost: FREE QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR more »

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