Upcoming Events and Classes

NAMI NC IN OUR OWN VOICE (IOOV) PRESENTER TRAINING!

Are you interested in building awareness and helping others by telling your experiences of living with a mental illness? In our 1-day training, to be held in Raleigh on January 25th, you will learn how to effectively present your personal experiences with another co-presenter. For more information click here or contact programs@naminc.org ideally by January 15th.

Special Free Class for Caregivers of Children/Teens!

NAMI Basics is free 6-session program designed for parents or caregivers of children and teens experiencing symptoms of mental illness or challenging emotional or behavioral difficulties. Learn about diagnosis, treatment, medications, effect on family, coping, stress, and more.

The program will begin on February 11, 2020 from 6p-8:30p. It will be held in Raleigh and is sponsored by NAMI Wake County. Register here or email education@nami-wake.org for questions.

Free Course for adults living with mental health challenges to be held in Raleigh!

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is an 8-session program that focuses on recovery that offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. Interested? Classes will begin in Raleigh on January 16th. Register here or email education@nami-wake.org for questions.

FREE FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CLASSES IN BURLINGTON, CHAPEL HILL, CHARLOTTE, RALEIGH, STATESVILLE, LINCOLN, & SMITHFIELD/SELMA NC!

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 8-12 session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition. Pre-registration is required.

FOR RALEIGH: Class series begins January 11, 2020 at 9am. For questions or to register, please email education@nami-wake.org. Sponsored by Nami Wake County.

FOR LINCOLN: Class series begins Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:30a – 1p. Contact Diane Krisanda at 828.771.6305 or email namisouthmountainsnc@gmail.com. Sponsored by NAMI South Mountains, NC.

FOR SMITHFIELD/SELMA: Classes will be held on Saturdays, beginning Jan.11th, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m. For more information and to register, contact Rich Callahan at namijcnc@gmail.com or 919-980-5277. Sponsored by NAMI Johnston County, NC.

FOR STATESVILLE: Class series begins Saturday, January 11, 2020 11a – 1:30p. Contact Mike Hoffman at 843-245-6189 or via email at

hoffmanm679@gmail.com for more information or to register. Sponsored by NAMI Lake Norman/Iredell.

FOR CHAPEL HILL: Classes will be held on Thursdays, beginning Jan.16th, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. For more information and to register, contact Barbara Maier at bmaier.namioc@gmail.com or 919-929-7822. Sponsored by NAMI Orange, NC.

FOR BURLINGTON The first of 8 sessions begins on Tuesday, February 4th 6:30-9:00pm. Contact Becky Springer at 336.437.0206 to register and for more information. Sponsored by NAMI Alamance, Caswell, Rockingham

FOR CHARLOTTE: Classes will begin on February 4, 2020, 6pm – 8pm. For more information or to register, contact Kara Guerriero, at 202-406-0261, karag@namicharlotte.org. Sponsored by NAMI Charlotte.

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NAMIWalks Rally – January 11, 2020 – Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh, NC. Register here by January 8th.

NAMIWalks–May 16, 2020 – Dorothea Dix Park, Raleigh, NC. For more information email events@naminc.org or to register click here