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COVID-19 and You

NAMI Wake is closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners to determine the best plan of action for our programming. We will be updating this post as more information is available, but please also subscribe to our newsletter and social media for up to date information.

NAMI Wake Programming

  • NAMI Wake in-person support groups, education events and classes, and presentations will be postponed until further notice.
  • Virtual Support Groups will meet during the times below. Please register to receive the link to access.
    • Peer & Family Support Group for Stress & Anxiety
      Mondays, 6:00-7:30 pm
    • NAMI Family Support Group
      Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm
    • NAMI Connections for Recovery Support Group
      Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Keep an eye out for virtual training and events! We have some exciting ones in the works.

Managing Your Health

  • Work with your provider to discuss tele-health options. There are also online mental health services such as TalkSpace or BetterHelp.
  • The Centre for Interactive Mental Health Solutions has a free online 8 week CBT class available.
  • Ask your healthcare provider about getting a 90-day supply rather than a 60 or 30 day supply of prescription drugs. If it is not possible, please try to refill your medication as soon as they are allowed. You are also allowed to challenge decisions at least three times. Decision-makers may change their policy if/as conditions worsen.
  • Anyone being asked to increase their job responsibilities (cleaning staff) must be adequately compensated and protected.

Operating Procedures for Local Hospitals & Psychiatric Facilities

  • DukeHealth (Including Duke Raleigh)
  • Holly Hill
    • They are suspending visitation of patients ages 12 and under
  • Strategic Behavioral Health
  • Triangle Springs
    • They are currently not cancelling or restricting visitation. They are screening all visitors for symptoms and recent travel.
  • UNC Healthcare (REX & Wakebrook)
  • WakeMed (Note- WakeMed currently has a discounted rate for telehealth through March 31)

If you cannot attend groups, please utilize the information below

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Updated 3/21/20 at 10:54 am

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