Plan for a Mental Health Crisis

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis

NAMI’s Guide for NAVIGATING a MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS Do you know what to do and how to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis? As with any illness, when a mental health crisis presents itself, it is helpful to know what to do quickly to get the help you...

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Walk Season Is Coming To An End

Remember our 7th Annual Walk Season is Coming to the End You STILL HAVE TIME to make a difference. We hate to see it go, but this year’s walk is almost over. We are at 88% of our goal, and while we are extremely grateful for getting this far, we would be...

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Call To Action, Suicide Prevention Line

Suicide Prevention Line Approval – Means a Call To Action for YOU! Advancing 9-8-8 can’t wait. This easy-to-access, nationwide 3-digit emergency number (9-8-8) will help people in a mental health crisis.* And it’s close to becoming a reality. The Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted in July to designate 9-8-8 as...

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You Can Prevent Suicide in Someone Close to You

Can You Prevent Suicide in Somone Close to You? “With 45,000 suicide deaths in the U.S. in 2016,1 someone has to do something. Robert C. Smith M.D.  Patient Zero You Can Prevent Suicide in Someone Close to You How you, as in individual, can save valuable lives. Posted Aug 01, 2020...

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NAMI’s Statement on Recent Racist Incidents

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents And Mental Health Resources For African Americans 5/29/2020 CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health:...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Subscribe to our social media channels to keep up with all the events this month. Due to the pandemic, we are exclusively available online. We are hosting webinars and information sessions to educate, advocate and support our community. We remain committed to our mission...

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All Support Groups Are Now Available Online

NAMI Piedmont Tri-County FREE Support Groups Are Now Online NAMI’s support groups provide a confidential and safe space for families, caregivers, and individuals affected by mental illness, to be heard and to receive the support they deserve. Click here: Find the group that works for you.  Zoom Meetings usually last...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Statement

For release: 3/10/2020 From the desk of Betsey O’Brien, Executive Director Dear All, If you have watched TV or listened to the radio you have heard a lot of distressing news about the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Having confirmed cases in the state only adds to the stress...

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