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2018 Annual NAMI Conference August 24-25, 2018

Register on line at http://2018namisouthcarolinaconference.eventbrite.com and you can preview full schedule of events and speakers located at the  Columbia Marriott  1200 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201 Rooms at the  Marriott are available for $121 plus tax thru July 25, 2018. For more information on the 2018  Annual Conference please call: NAMI SC     803-733-9592

Learn about Mental Illnesses Sign up NOW

12 sessions at NO COST for families who have an adult (17+) relative with a mental illness.  Held in Clemson, we begin Sunday, August 19, 2018  from 2:30 pm- 5:00 pm. Disorders  addressed are depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsion, schizoaffective complexity, borderline personality, panic attacks,  post-traumatic stress as well as co-occurring addictive subtleties.   Brain biology, Read More

CONFRONTING A CRISIS Series

Articles on Suicide Prevention have begun to appear in The Journal which covers our Anderson-Oconee-Pickens area. They interview bereaved families who have lost a valued member to suicide. Some of those interviewed have taken our Family to Family course. They share the downward spirals,  the whip-lash  or dismal life events, and most important “if they Read More

Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act Language Finalized, Full Vote to Take Place Next Week

The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act and the 21st Century Cures Act combined in a healthcare reform package Contact: Carly Atchison 202.225.2301 Washington, D.C. – Today, a healthcare reform package, including language from Congressman Tim Murphy’s (PA-18) Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646 ) and Chairman Fred Upton’s 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6 ), was Read More