Rhonda Edwards, BA (Criminal Justice), RN, lives in Clinton (Sampson County) and is a member of NAMI Cumberland, Harnett, and Lee. She joined NAMI earlier this year. Rhonda has been a psychiatric nurse at Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro since 2016. Prior to that, she was a registered nurse at Wayne UNC Health Care for three years. Rhonda has lived experience with mental illness and is the mother of an adult daughter who also has mental illness. She refers patients and family members to NAMI and is determined to overcome stigma through education and advocacy. She has a keen interest in expanding the reach of NAMI NC into underserved areas.