Reply to Public Comment to the NAMI NC Board

July 10, 2018

  Dear DS: You wrote: “What exactly does the NAMI NC Board of Directors do?  What is its function in the everyday goings on of NAMI NC?  Are there any goals the Board wants to accomplish in 2018-19?  How will NAMI NC go about getting its finances back in the black?” All good questions, and more »

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5 Ways I Help Myself When My Job Is To Help Others

July 2, 2018

By Kyle Elliott, MPA, CHES | Jun. 22, 2018 g my recovery and myself has allowed me to be a better friend, a better partner and a better person; it’s also allowed me to be more successful. I’m much better at helping my clients knowing that I have learned how to help myself. Here are more »

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Health Information-Sharing Bill Passes House

We did it! Thanks to your advocacy, the House passed H.R. 6082, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, yesterday with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 357-57! This victory is because of you. Your advocacy made this possible. H.R. 6082 aligns 42 CFR Part 2—the regulation that keeps health care providers from accessing information about more »

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NC suicide hotline will ‘absolutely’ be funded, top Republican says

June 29, 2018

June 8, 2018 | BY Paul A. Specht A call center that answers North Carolina’s Suicide Prevention Lifeline will “absolutely” receive funding from the state government to continue operating, a top legislator said on Friday. Mental health advocates were concerned for the suicide hotline’s future after the federal government last year changed the way states more »

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