May 1 - Mental Health Advocacy Day @ the State House
May 11 - Children's Mental Health Day, Finlay Park
May 14 - Monthly Education Meeting - Jennifer Myers, MA, Coordinator of Suicide Prevention Services, University of South Carolina Counseling & Human Development Center, 6:00pm to 7:30pm, Trenholm United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29204, Meeting in the Dining Room behind the Church Sanctuary.
May 16 - NAMIWalks Awards Dinner @Leaside 6:00 pm
May 17-19 - State Facilitator Training, White Oak Conference Center
June 27-30 - NAMI National Conference, San Antonio, Texas
Please call 803-206-2916 for further information about these events. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Be sure to read Mid-Carolina’s Essential Guide for Mental Health Providers and Families, ”What Hurts/What Helps”.
Dr. James W. Hayes says, “Everything that you need to know is here in a succinct easy to read publication.”
NAMI Mid-Carolina’s free programs, support groups and activities help bust the stigma of mental illness in the Midlands. Step out with us for NAMIWALKS, our annual awareness event! Also, see new support groups and our full list of programs announced under related files at the bottom of this page.
Find out more about NAMIWALKS now! View NAMIWalks 2013 Photo Montage. (Video)
NAMIWalks is such a wonderful, family-friendly morning event with fun activities for the kids...like face painting!
NAMIWalks for the Mind of America is an annual, nationwide fundraising and mental health awareness Walk held in 90 communities around the country. The purpose is to raise awareness, fight Stigma, and increase resources to support NAMI’s programs and services.
• There is no walker registration fee for the Walk.
All participants are encouraged to collect donations from family members, friends, co-workers and business associates. Sign up here: NAMIWalks Registration and Info
• All proceeds from the Walk are used to fund NAMI’s programs.
These programs include support, education, and advocacy involving Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder, Schizophrenia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Borderline Personality Disorder.
• To form a team & become a team captain, walk with an existing team or make a donation to support the Walk, use
our NAMIWalks website to register now.
Register by mail: NAMI Mid-Carolina NAMIWalks, P.O. Box 2526, Columbia, SC 29202. NAMI Mid-Carolina is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Donations are tax deductible.
• All walkers who raise $100 or more will receive a NAMIWalks event T-shirt. The Walk will go on, rain or shine.
• Your company can make a huge impression – and an enormous impact – on your community. Contact NAMI Mid-Carolina: 803.206.2916
PDF of scheduled activities and support groups (PDF File)
Free Support Group Brochure (PDF File)
2013 NAMI Mid-Carolina Board (PDF File)
NAMI 2013 Donor Walker Brochure (PDF File)
NAMI Team Building 2013 (PDF File)
2012 Annual Report (PDF File)
Video Montage of NAMIWalk2013