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Mental Illness: A Common Bond

Feb. 05, 2018

On the first Saturday of every month, the basement at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina transforms into a drop-in center called Providence Place. Every single person in this room has been affected by mental illness in some way or another.

A Sermon of Truth About Depression

Jan. 23, 2018

"The stigma felt especially daunting in the context of my profession: Pastors are supposed to be paradigms of perfection, to be endowed with the sort of faith that keeps them immune from something like mental illness."

Suicide: A Cry for Life

Nov. 17, 2017

"So often, our culture concludes that suicide is a rejection of life, a willful refusal to live any longer, but I believe suicide is a statement that life can and should be so much more than pain or despair. If a suicidal person only sees a future with days on end of pain, then that vision looks nothing like the sort of life we all long to enjoy."

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Infographics & Fact Sheets

Dec. 11, 2017

NAMI's fact sheets offer clear, concise information on mental health topics. Share them with a loved one, bring to a doctor or hand them out at health fairs.

Mental Health Education

Mar. 23, 2015

Many NAMI Affiliates offer an array of outstanding peer-led programs that provide free education, skills training and support. Discover which education program is right for you.