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New to NAMI? Welcome! We are the Wake County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Through our support groups, classes, education events, presentations, fundraisers, and organizational partnerships, we serve thousands of residents in our community each year.

NAMI Wake provides support, education, & advocacy to those affected by mental health challenges to create a community where mental health is valued.


We’ve adjusted to virtual programming during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Join our virtual support groups, which meet weekly, find an education class to help you navigate your own or a loved one’s mental health condition, or explore our site for a variety of local and national mental health services and resources. Updated resources can be found on the lefthand sidebar. Just click on the “Resources for the Community” tab!

For crisis services, click here.

To explore our current Fall Class and Program offerings, click here.

In The News: NAMI Wake County

September 17, 2020

Written by: Miranda Owen

Miranda Owen is one of NAMI Wake’s work study students, helping us as a social media technician and blog contributor. 

It is never easy to go through grieving a loved one, but losing a loved one to suicide presents a particularly difficult circumstance. For those navigating the loss of a loved one or supporting someone who is, there are multiple resources available to help you take care of yourself during this difficult time. 

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