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September is National Recovery Month!

September 11, 2018

The following content is from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services National Recovery Month, sponsored by SAMHSA, aims to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who are in recovery. To mark this occasion, the Executive Mansion was lit purple on September 1st and more »

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Affiliate Leadership Conference this Saurday!

September 4, 2018

The NAMI NC 2018 Affiliate Leadership Conference RACE to the FINISH LINE will be held THIS SATURDAY! The event will be focused on the race to achieve re-affiliation! There are also great things on this agenda even for those who have already achieved the Standards of Excellence through re-affiliation. Click here for more information!

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Communicating Is More Than Finding The Right Words

August 31, 2018

August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would be depressed, answering the question “how are you?” became emotionally draining. Actually, that one question was why I stopped talking to people entirely. “How are more »

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Traveling With A Mood Disorder

By Jonathan Berg I was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder when I was 14. It has taken me decades to come to grips with what that means, and to be in a place where I’m comfortable talking openly about it. Nowadays, I’m really open, because I work as a travel blogger, connecting with people and places for a living. more »

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Increasing Demand for Mental Health Services on College Campuses

August 28, 2018 | By Taylor Knopf As students return to school, colleges and universities are looking for ways to support the increasing demand for mental health and counseling services on campus. Across the nation, there has been a steady increase of high school and college students seeking mental health services, namely for depression and anxiety. Schools more »

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