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NAMIWalks Your Way: North Carolina fundraiser for mental illness goes virtual

May 11, 2020

May 9, 2020 By Amber Rupinta ABC 11 https://abc11.com/nc-coronavirus-nami-mental-health-resources/6163993/ RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Each May, during Mental Health Awareness month, the National Association on Mental Illness NC holds a NAMI Walks event at Dix Park in Raleigh, which is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the nonprofit. “Usually, we bring in about 1,500 people,” said Lindsey Taylor, NAMI more »

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Managing mental health during COVID-19

May 8, 2020 By Taylor Knopf North Carolina Health News https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2020/05/08/managing-mental-health-during-covid-19/ North Carolinians will be living in a state of uncertainty a little longer. This week, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a modified “stay home” order that extends to May 22 which looks very similar to the original order with a few exceptions. It’s clear that our lives more »

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What Is The Role of Activity for Mental Health?

April 30, 2020 By Brad Bowins, M.D. NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/April-2020/What-Is-The-Role-Of-Activity-For-Mental-Health Mental illness exerts a heavy toll on society, but only receives a fraction of the funding that physical illness does. There is a universal need for beneficial and cost-effective interventions for mental illness. But what might qualify as an option? One possible answer is activity! As more »

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This Mental Health Month NAMI Spreads Message: You Are Not Alone

May 1, 2020 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/This-Mental-Health-Month-NAMI-Spreads-Message-You-Are-Not-Alone Arlington, VA — This May for Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is raising awareness and highlighting that no one experiencing a mental health condition should feel alone. More than 40 million people in the U.S. face the day-to-day reality of living with a mental health condition. more »

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NC Coronavirus: Mental Health Counselors See Patients Online

April 19, 2020

Mar 25, 2020 By Kimberly Johnson Patch https://patch.com/north-carolina/charlotte/nc-coronavirus-mental-health-counselors-see-patients-online North Carolinians were trucking along the busy highway of life a couple of weeks ago, mindful of stock market and other signposts along the way but more or less keeping their loads balanced. Then the new coronavirus slammed on the brakes, causing the emotional equivalent of a more »

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