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NAMI and Advocacy: Staying United in the Face of Challenging Times

June 30, 2017

June 16, 2017 | By Mary Giliberti, J.D. As I’ve been thinking about the upcoming NAMI National Convention, I wanted to share some reflections with all of you on advocacy—recognizing that not everyone will be able to attend at the end of June. Advocacy has always been at the core of NAMI’s mission. It was more »

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Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students

June 2017 | By Susan Donaldson James Amy Ebeling struggled with anxiety and depression throughout college, as her moods swung from high to low, but she resisted help until all came crashing down senior year. “At my high points I was working several jobs and internships — I could take on the world,” said Ebeling, more »

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Clubhouses For People with Persistent Mental Illness Fear State Cuts

June 13, 2017 | By Taylor Knopf Jasmine Thomas boards a van at her group home a couple days a week to visit a special kind of clubhouse tucked away in an East Durham neighborhood. Threshold is an accredited clubhouse for adults with severe mental illnesses. It’s a place for its members to socialize, eat more »

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Roots Newsletter

June 22, 2017

Gloria Harrison, our Senior Helpline Trainer and Historian, collected and compiled stories about mental illness in this new newsletter from NAMI North Carolina. Check it out here!

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Mental Health Experts Voice Concerns About Netflix’s Series “13 Reasons Why”

June 2, 2017

May 16, 2017 | By Taylor Knopf Mental health experts and public school officials are leery of the popular new Netflix miniseries “13 Reasons Why” and urge caution when watching it. The Wake County Public School system, along with others around the U.S., have advised parents not to let vulnerable teenagers watch the show, which more »

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