Looking At My Past …

Looking At My Past, I Found My Future Alex has a powerful story to tell… Alexander Chisholm Guibault has a mission to bring a voice to those who can’t speak for themselves, sharing his story is part of that mission. Unless we truly understand the plight of an orphan child,...

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BASICS Education Class

BASICS Education Class Rock Hill, Fort Mill and Clover Classes forming now for February in Fort Mill, Rock Hill, and Clover. These free education classes fill up fast Email: namiptc.register@gmail.com or call (803) 610-8174 for more information. NAMI Basics is an education program specifically for parents and other family caregivers...

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NAMI Piedmont is at Amazon Smile

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Find NAMI Piedmont Tri-County on Amazon Smile Want to help but don’t know how? Amazon has made it easy to donate even when you are shopping for everyday items. Click to go directly to our smile.amazon.com and support our organization. By using the link you don’t have to search for...

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My Journey Of Self-Medicating Mental Illness

By Nathanial Roeder | Mar. 27, 2019 I was in middle school the first time I drank. I wanted the feeling of being intoxicated. At that young age, I fell in love with alcohol. I got alcohol poisoning my freshman year of high school and wound up in the ER. A tube in...

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Four Lessons From Four Years Of Therapy

By Laurie Katz | Apr. 01, 2019 I’ve now been in therapy for four years. I talk about four years a lot. It’s an important number in my life. After I was raped in 2011, I suffered in silence for just under four years. It happened at college in Chicago by a fellow...

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Dear Potential Employers

Dear Potential Employers By Michelle Yang | Mar. 29, 2019 A couple of months ago, I quit my prestigious corporate job I held for years. At the same time, I also began to write and advocate for mental health awareness, this empowered step was years in the making. It was...

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Maintaining Healthy Friendships With Mental Illness

By Shainna Ali | Feb. 15, 2019 Quality friendships have the potential to give us feelings of compassion, belonging and happiness. They can help improve our sense of self-worth and help us cope. When you have a mental illness, you may think that your friendships are bound to be more complicated. You may even deem...

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Being A Parent When You Have Anxiety

By Vanna Winters | Feb. 06, 2019 I was diagnosed as a teenager with generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety. Everything gave me anxiety: people, schoolwork, making decisions—it all made me panic. Over time, I learned strategies to handle my anxiety. Then I had kids. When I thought about becoming a mother, and...

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How The Digital Age Has Impacted Mental Health Care

By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 04, 2019 Almost the entirety of my experience in seeking mental health care (apart from the actual therapy) has been online. I looked for a therapist using different “find a therapist” search engines, clicking filters that would account for my insurance and location. I’ve read...

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