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2017 NAMI Conference Speaker Submission Form

April 17, 2017

Due by: June 5, 2017 Notification of Acceptance: July 17, 2017 NAMI North Carolina 2017 Statewide Conference, will be held on October 13 at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina. At this year’s Conference, we want to explore the theme of “The Challenge of Change: Moving Forward in Mental Health.” We are looking more »

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Dine out for Mental Health

April 11, 2017

Take action and raise awareness for mental health by eating at these local Triangle restaurants! Monday, April 17th Village Draft House 10% of your bill will benefit NAMI NC Cameron Village Raleigh NC 11 am -12 am Tuesday, April 18th Zinburger With a flyer, 20% of your bill will benefit NAMI NC Streets of Southpoint, more »

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Help Build the Mental Health Movement

March 31, 2017

By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 29, 2017 Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness that they are not alone and there is hope. While it’s a slow process, our movement is becoming louder and more persistent every time a more »

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017  When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning for many because it’s perceived as a harsh and abrupt disconnect or “break” from reality—though it is more accurately described as an episode of psychosis. more »

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Charleston man featured in new documentary about mental illness

March 5, 2017 | By Lauren Sausser Lloyd Hale doesn’t mind sharing his story. In fact, the 36-year-old Charleston man talks comfortably about his long struggle with schizophrenia, about murder, about the time he spent in the state’s mental hospital, about his transformation and the hopes and dreams he holds for his children. In fact, more »

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