Membership Benefits


NAMI membership demonstrates your support for the important work being done at NAMI and helps us make our voice heard in your community, the State capital, as well as the nation’s capital. In joining NAMI you add your name to the list of thousands raising their voices to demand services, support and respect for the millions affected by mental illness. This sends a message loud and clear to legislators and supporters that NAMI represents a unified and growing community of mental health consumers, family members, friends, and providers.

BENEFITS NAMI Membership Benefits include:

  • Membership is more than the benefits you receive directly. It is also your input and involvement that you bring to the organization. Member surveys are conducted regularly throughout the year—providing valuable input on future policy and program direction. You become a partner in helping build better lives for those affected by mental illness.
  • When you join NAMI North Carolina, you also receive the benefits of membership at the local, state, and national levels of the organization
  • Access to information that keeps you up-to-date on developments affecting your community and beyond – A subscription to NAMI North Carolina’s Clippings newsletter and The Advocate, NAMI’s magazine, as well as access to optional subscriptions for specialty newsletters and information.
  • Members-Only e-mail communications, including public policy updates and surveys.
  • Member Discounts, including discounts at various NAMI events (National & State Conferences, etc).
  • Exclusive access to Members-Only events.
  • Access to restricted, Members-Only material on
  • Eligibility to vote in applicable NAMI elections.
  • Receive support from our Education, and Support programs, including the NAMI NC Helpline.
  • Membership helps keep all of NAMI programs and services free of charge to participants.

MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR INDIVIDUALS ARE ONLY $40 PER YEAR. Are you of limited means? We have a special, Open Door membership for $5 for those that are under financial constraints. Additionally, NAMI offers a $60 Household membership for more than one individual residing at the same address.