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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


208, 2022

Upcoming Events and Classes

NAMI 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. HYBRID CLASSES (Offered In-Person, but with a Virtual Option). NAMI Basics, for the caregivers and support systems of children with mental health conditions) will soon be offered by NAMI Orange County in a hybrid format. Please click here [...]

2607, 2022

July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

North Carolina is home to members of eight Indigenous tribes and nations, the largest being the Lumbee Tribe in the Sandhills area of the state and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on the Qualla Boundary along the Tennessee border. There is great and dynamic diversity not only between tribes, but also among persons within each tribal group. But there are common threads that affect Indigenous mental health care. Indigenous peoples [...]

2607, 2022

The 2022 NAMI North Carolina Annual Conference is Coming!

On October 4, hundreds of NAMI members, mental health professionals, and representatives of partner organizations will gather at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh for a day of learning, sharing, and enjoying each other. We have a dynamic keynote speaker lined up, and are in the process of planning a great selection of breakout sessions. (We will be sending out a Request for Proposals for breakout sessions next week, so keep your [...]

2607, 2022

Thursdays with NAMI

Thursdays with NAMI: Overwhelmed by reports of gun violence? Learn how young people are making the world a better place 7 p.m. July 28, 2022 Aarna Prashanth had enough. The 16-year-old Cary resident personally experienced a mall shooting last year. Around the same time there was a rash of school suicides that shattered her community. Today she is the founder/Executive Director of Not My Generation NC, a group created by youth [...]

2607, 2022

NAMI North Carolina on NPR

NAMI North Carolina was well-represented in the week-long focus on mental health by Charlotte's National Public Radio station. Each afternoon from July 11-15, the WFAE-Live Podcast had an hour-long session of a series entitled "Mental Health Conversations." On Monday, NAMI NC Board member Fonda Bryant was a panelist for a session called "Ending the Stigma Around Mental Health." On Tuesday, Executive Director Garry Crites was on a panel exploring the topic [...]

2607, 2022

Will Mental Health Programming in Schools Receive Funding?

It is well-known that early intervention is a key toward improving mental health prognoses for North Carolinians. After all, the majority of mental health conditions arise in late adolescence and early adulthood. The North Carolina Legislature has recognized this truth by instructing school districts to put early intervention strategies in place. The problem is, how do schools fund these initiatives? In the wake of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, however, more [...]

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