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Welcome to NAMI Cabarrus

NAMI Cabarrus County 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.

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.

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.

Understanding Change

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

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents and Mental Health Resources for African Americans

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NAMI CEO May 29, 2020 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today released the following statement from CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., regarding recent racist incidents across the country and their impact on mental health: “The effect of racism and … Read more

Communicating Is More Than Finding The Right Words

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August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I would be depressed, answering the question “how are you?” became emotionally … Read more

Understanding Psychotic Breaks

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By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017  When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning for many because it’s perceived as a harsh and abrupt … Read more

Upcoming NAMI Cabarrus Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 01

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

December 1 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM EST
Tue 08

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

December 8 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM EST
Mon 14

NAMI Online Family Support Group

December 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Tue 15

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group

December 15 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM EST

RSS In the news

  • Police have shot people experiencing a mental health crisis. Who should you call instead? September 18, 2020
    Amid a nationwide movement for racial justice and police reform sparked by the recent killings of several Black men and women, many people have spoken out against police shootings of people experiencing mental health crises. "A person shouldn't lose their life because they’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition," said Angela Kimball, national director […]
  • NIH announces public-private partnership to advance schizophrenia biomarker research September 16, 2020
    The NIH this week announced the launch of Accelerating Medicine Partnership Schizophrenia. The NIH and FDA, along with seven industry and nonprofit partners, aim to improve early therapeutic interventions and targeted treatments for schizophrenia with this initiative. Goals of the partnership include conducting research into biological markers to identify people at risk for developing schizophrenia, […]


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Dear Friends of NAMI,
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the precautions being implemented, we unfortunately won't be able to offer the Family-to-Family class scheduled for April 11, 2020. We will post information once we're able to offer the class again.
Thank you for your understanding, keep safe and healthy.
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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.

From Next Door To Across Cabarrus County

Become a Member

Join NAMI Cabarrus and join a movement to inspire better lives for those in Cabarrus County 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.

Get Involved

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 North Carolina.

Get In Touch

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