July 16, 2019
Gerald R. “Jerry” Wilcox, NAMI Lowcountry’s volunteer extraordinaire, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. For many years Jerry invested his skills, mind, and heart in supporting our mission by spending time generously with members in the hospital or assisted living facilities, listening to their stories and telling some of his own. His formal volunteer work more »
June 23, 2019
The turning point in my recovery was attending my first NAMI Connections meeting… This was a point in my life where I was out of work, living with family and had no direction in my life. The shame ran deep because I wasn’t measuring up to society’s or even my own expectations of where I more »
Addiction Recovery is an ongoing process; one cannot simply be “cured,” however one can retain long periods of sobriety. Addiction isn’t about simply liking something a bit too much, or the occasional overindulgence; it’s about a carnal need to obtain something. View full story here.
June 9, 2019
The documentary follows four young people from Wisconsin navigating mental health challenges. They’ve endured assault, bullying, incarceration, and discrimination. Some thought about suicide. But through the pain, they found support from family, friends, and strangers. They found the strength within themselves. Watch the two-part documentary here.
June 2, 2019
The frown on her face was instantaneous as she muttered her apologies. I knew that those with mental illnesses faced a horrible stigma, but I was unaware mental health professionals faced that stigma as well. Finish reading full article here.
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