Please join us for the following support groups this week: NAMI Wilmington Board Meeting 9/20 Family Support Group for Parents and Guardians of Adolescents with Mental Health Challenges 9/22 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 9/23 20th Annual Walk For Awareness 9/24 Family Support Group 9/28 NAMI Connection Peer-Run Support Group 9/30
NAMI NC News
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Roughly 46,000 Americans die by suicide each year, according to the CDC. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 10-14 and 25-34. Do you know how to spot warning signs of suicide ideation in your loved ones? Read more about becoming aware of suicidal thoughts in yourself or your family or friends by clicking here.
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 [...]
The statistics are alarming. Suicide is the twelfth leading cause of death in the United States, causing the death of almost 46,000 Americans in 2020. One person dies by suicide every 12 seconds. And while overall suicides decreased during the pandemic, several states have reported an increase in adolescent suicide. In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, each week Tuesday Newsday will present some aspect of this important and difficult topic. [...]
2022 NAMI NC Annual Conference McKimmon Center │ Raleigh, NC October 4, 2022 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Our 2022 Annual Conference is just 3 weeks away! We cannot believe that it has been 3 years since we have seen an in-person conference. If we hope to continue our mission of improving the lives of those that live with mental illness, we must get #BackToTheBasics! Registration will be open to [...]
Attention all NAMI North Carolina Members! The NAMI NC Annual Business Meeting will take place from 10:00-noon on Saturday, October 15, 2022 via Zoom. In this meeting, we will hear reports from the President, Treasurer, Executive Director, and others. We will also announce the results of the annual election for the Board of Directors. Ballots and profiles of the Board of Directors candidates will be distributed to NAMI members by email [...]
Thursdays with NAMI: Psychiatric Nurse Educator ‘Dr. Sujaya’ Chose Mental Health after Suicide of Close Friend 7 p.m. September 15, 2022 Dr. Sujayalakshmi Devarayasamudram – “Dr. Sujaya” to friends – is known for her warm smile and homemade Indian food. Having taught college-level nursing at top schools, she has 40-plus years of teaching experience across the globe. She has always been fascinated by human behavior – both in the classroom and [...]
20th Annual NAMI Walk
Saturday, September 24th
Can’t participate in the NAMI Walk this year, but still want to help? Please consider making a donation below. Thank you!