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NAMI NC Executive Director Resigns

May 23, 2017

Dear NAMI Affiliate Members: After 2½ years of service as NAMI NC Executive Director, Jack Register has tendered his resignation. Jack’s last day with NAMI NC will be July 15, 2017, as he has accepted a new role as CEO of National Area Health Education Center Organization. During his tenure, Jack has led NAMI NC more »

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What the Cardinal audit could mean for mental healthcare

May 19, 2017

Our public policy director, Nicholle Karim, reflecting on the recent audit of Carinal Innovations healthcare: Along with many of my peers in the mental health world, I read the audit of Cardinal Innovations Healthcare completed by the state auditor. Cardinal is a local management entity/managed care organization (LME/MCO), which is the state entity responsible for more »

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The Difference Between a Disorder and a Feeling

May 1, 2017

April 24, 2017 | By Laura Greenstein Most people have experienced anxiety at some point. Running late for an important meeting, getting ready before a date, speaking publicly for the first time—anxiety is within the scope of the human experience. In fact, it’s a perfectly normal reaction to stressful situations. This fact is both positive more »

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Living with Depression: How to Keep Working

April 07, 2017 | By Emily Johnson I live with a high-functioning depression in my life, and in the workplace. I’ve been struggling since 2015, when I thought it was just fatigue. Medication and therapy have helped me feel better, but I still experience depressive episodes. Sometimes going to the office seems close to impossible—even more »

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Health Bills Moving Quickly Ahead of Legislative Deadline

April 26, 2017 | By Taylor Knopf and Rose Hoban In order to keep bills alive, lawmakers have to get their bills passed through at one chamber of the General Assembly – either the House or the Senate – before midnight Thursday. That means packed committee meetings and late evenings. N.C. veterans with PTSD could more »

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