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Welcome to NAMI South Carolina

NAMI of South Carolina is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

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A Home is More Important Now Than Ever.

For someone with a mental health condition,
the basic necessity of a stable home
can be hard to come by.

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Information on Covid-19

We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones. Get help here.

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You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition,
read more about how to support them.

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Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

4 Ways To Destigmatize Mental Health At Work

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August 31, 2020 By Alice Boyes Forbes In any month, about 18% of people in the workforce are experiencing a mental health condition. Depression and anxiety are the most common. Many of the most productive, creative people in your company are … Read more

Bodycam footage shines light on mental illness

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September 2, 2020 By Vic Micolucci News 4 JAX JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A new policy that allows for a quicker release of body camera footage capturing police shootings in Jacksonville is shining a light on mental health issues. Two recently … Read more

How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

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Aug 26, 2020 By Katharine Hartleb NAMI I remember the first time I experienced the feeling of not being able to get out of bed. Not because I was too tired, but because I was too sad. It was … Read more

Upcoming NAMI South Carolina Events

Upcoming Events

Mon 25

CIT Bluffton PD

January 25 @ 8:00 am - January 29 @ 5:00 pm EST
Tue 26

Mental Health Webinar for Families

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Feb 01

CIT Clemson University

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 5 @ 5:00 pm EST
Feb 03

NAMI Mid-Carolina Family-to-Family

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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Helping Those In Need

NAMI started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

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Become a Member

Join NAMI South Carolina and join a movement to inspire better lives for South Carolinians who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

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Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in South Carolina.

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The families and members of NAMI South Carolina are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.