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2902, 2024

Introducing our Newest Support Group!

As we grow as an organization we would like to expand our services further out into the community. With that being said we are introducing our newest support group in Jacksonville! NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led [...]

2502, 2024

NAMI Wilmington February Board Meeting Results

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 NAMI-Wilmington Public Board Meeting Present: Alabama Stone, Chuck Eldridge, Janis Eldridge, Julie Morrow, Bob Taglin, Virginia Goldrick, Sheryl Sparks, Kimberly Light, Hannah Hopkins, Ben Holt and Kayden McCubbins. Via Zoom: Ed Palmer and Kay Sargent. —-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Board meeting for the NAMI-Wilmington was called to order by Alabama Stone, Vice President at 6:00 pm. A quorum was established with seven board members present. Old Business: A motion [...]

2202, 2024

Nami Wilmington Board Member Election 2024

Attention all NAMI Wilmington members: the board member election ballot is now open until 5/15/24 at 11:59 PM. Please review the board member nominee bios here. All members are encouraged to vote and must vote online here. Results will be announced at our board meeting on 5/21/24 at 6pm.


1604, 2024

Want to Learn More About Tardive Dyskinesia?

Want to learn more about Tardive Dyskinesia? Download these one-page fact sheets from Neurocrine Biosciences to find an overview of TD, including risk factors and the importance of routine screenings. TD Fact Sheet (English) TD Fact Sheet (Spanish)

904, 2024

Do You Know About Connection Recovery Support Groups?

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are free, peer-led support groups for any adult who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. You will gain insight from hearing the challenges and successes of others, and the groups are led by trained leaders who have been there. NAMI support groups are unique because they follow a structured model to ensure you and others in the group have an opportunity to be heard [...]

904, 2024

NAMI NC Blog – How to Make Wellness Days Count

In response to multiple deaths by suicide on college campuses, many schools are implementing “wellness days.” Author Sydney Morrison discusses this new trend, the inconsistencies in its application, and how professors and students can approach wellness days to make sure they are actually used for rest and healing. Read Full Blog Article

904, 2024

Where $835 Million in State Budget Funds for Mental Health is Being Spent

Thanks to funding from last year’s state budget, mental healthcare programs across the state are receiving a much needed influx of funding - programs that cover everything from reducing prison recidivism to scaling up crisis lines to raising salaries for mental healthcare technicians. Read More

904, 2024

NAMI at Noon – Monday, April 29 at 12pm

In this session, we will discuss Tardive Dyskinesia, a persistent, involuntary movement disorder characterized by uncontrollable, abnormal and repetitive movements of the face, torso, limbs, and fingers/toes. Attendees will learn more about the condition, including who is likely to develop it, what potentially causes it, and possible treatment options. ***Course qualifies for 1 hour of NBCC credit through the NC Department of Health and Human Services.*** Speaker: Greg Hansch, LMSW - [...]

904, 2024

Advocacy Day

Join us for Advocacy Day 2024! Our series of events includes two preparatory webinars, culminating in an in-person celebration of advocacy at the North Carolina Legislative Building on April 30. Use the link below to register for each event. Questions? Contact Lillian Davis, Director of Public Policy, at ldavis@naminc.org. Register for Advocacy Day Events

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