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The Opioid Crisis: What Can You Do About It?

The misuse and addiction to opioids (prescription pain relievers, heroin, and fentanyl) is a serious state and national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. Join us to learn more about how this happened, progress in reduction, street practices for prevention, and how you can personally help. Every family is at risk.

What: NAMI Wake Monthly Community Education Program
When: Monday, August 27, 2018, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Where: Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Rd., Raleigh,
2nd floor Conference Room

Everyone is welcome, no reservation required.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 27, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 7, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

CSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 10, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 10, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

FSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 10, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 11, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 11, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Cary

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 11, 2018

Address:
Christ the King Lutheran Church
600 Walnut St.
Cary, NC
27511 Map and Directions

FSG- Garner

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 13, 2018

Address:
Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Dr.
Garner, NC
27529 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 14, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

CANCELLED- NAMI Smarts: Telling Your Story

This event has been cancelled due to the severe weather we are expecting this weekend. Please check back to see when it will be rescheduled. 

 

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy is a hands-on advocacy training program that helps people living with mental illness, friends and family transform their passion and lived experience into skillful grassroots advocacy.

In this workshop you will learn how to craft your compelling story that is inspiring and will assist you with your advocacy.

No experience required.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 16, 2018

Address:
Richard Harrison Library
1313 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Connections Support Group (Peers)

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 17, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG-Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 17, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 17, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

FSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 17, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 18, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 18, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

NAMI Wake Board Meeting

Board Meetings are the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm at Highland United Methodist Church in the 2nd floor Conference Rm. beside the church offices.  You are welcome to observe.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 20, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 21, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Monthly Education Event

All monthly education events are free and open to the public.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 24, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 24, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

CSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 25, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 25, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Cary

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 25, 2018

Address:
Christ the King Lutheran Church
600 Walnut St.
Cary, NC
27511 Map and Directions

FSG- Garner

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 27, 2018

Address:
Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Dr.
Garner, NC
27529 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: September 28, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

NAMI Smarts

Grassroots advocacy is about using your voice to influence policy
makers and make a difference.

Turn your passion and your lived experience into a positive voice for mental health with the NAMI Smarts for Advocacy training.

NAMI Smarts for Advocacy will enhance your advocacy skills and
help you shape a powerful and personal story that will move
policy makers.

The NAMI Smarts Difference
NAMI Smarts for Advocacy gives you step-by-step tools and the
hands-on practice you need to feel clear, confident and ready to make a difference.

Contact Andrea Chase (andrea@nami-wake.org) to register.

Price: $

Date: September 30, 2018

Address:
Richard Harrison Library
1313 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Connections Support Group (Peers)

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 1, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 1, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

FSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 1, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 5, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Borderline Personality Disorder Class

Our Borderline Personality Disorder Class is recognized by NAMI in partnership with NEA-BPD.  They meet at Highland United Methodist Church in room 209 every Saturday morning in October from 9:30 to 12:30.

Email Ann Akland at annakland0120@gmail.com for further details.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 6, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 8, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 8, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

FSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 8, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 9, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 9, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Cary

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 9, 2018

Address:
Christ the King Lutheran Church
600 Walnut St.
Cary, NC
27511 Map and Directions

FSG- Garner

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 11, 2018

Address:
Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Dr.
Garner, NC
27529 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 12, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Borderline Personality Disorder Class

Our Borderline Personality Disorder Class is recognized by NAMI in partnership with NEA-BPD.  They meet at Highland United Methodist Church in room 209 every Saturday morning in October from 9:30 to 12:30.

Email Ann Akland at annakland0120@gmail.com for further details.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 13, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG-Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 15, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 15, 2018

Address:
St. Bernadette Catholic Church
1005 Wilbon St.
Fuquay-Varina, NC
27526 Map and Directions

FSG- Raleigh

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 15, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

CSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 16, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

FSG- Wake Forest

This support group is designed for adults who are family members of an individual living with a mental illness.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 16, 2018

Address:
Wake Forest United Methodist Church
905 S. Main St.
Wake Forest, NC
27587 Map and Directions

NAMI Wake Board Meeting

Board Meetings are the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm at Highland United Methodist Church in the 2nd floor Conference Rm. beside the church offices.  You are welcome to observe.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 18, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Peer & Family Support Group

This support group welcomes both individuals living with a mental illness and family members of individuals living with a mental illness.

Price: $

Date: October 19, 2018

Address:
Wake County Human Services
220 Swinburne St.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

Borderline Personality Disorder Class

Our Borderline Personality Disorder Class is recognized by NAMI in partnership with NEA-BPD.  They meet at Highland United Methodist Church in room 209 every Saturday morning in October from 9:30 to 12:30.

Email Ann Akland at annakland0120@gmail.com for further details.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 20, 2018

Address:
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC
27607 Map and Directions

Ending the Silence Volunteer Training

What is NAMI Ending the Silence? 

NAMI Ending the Silence is a free, 50-minute presentation designed to give students an opportunity to learn about mental illness through an informative Power Point and short videos. Through the presentation, students learn symptoms and indicators of mental illness, and are given ideas about how to help themselves, friends, or family members who may need support. Additionally, the presentation includes personal testimony from a young adult living with a mental illness about his/her journey to recovery.

NAMI Wake County, the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is recruiting volunteers 18-35 to become Lead Presenters and to share their personal stories of recovery. Upcoming Volunteer orientation and training sessions:

  • Sunday, October 21, 2:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, October 24, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Volunteer Opportunities:
Lead Presenters are trained to give a 40-minute PowerPoint presentation to inform students about myths and facts related to mental illness. Young Adult Presenters share their personal stories of recovery. Training is provided.

Price: $

Date: October 21, 2018

Address:
Richard Harrison Library
1313 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC
27610 Map and Directions

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