NAMI Charleston Area

You Made A Difference

You Made A Difference! Congress just passed COVID-19 relief legislation that includes funding that will help states provide mental health services and supports. NAMI advocates sent over 65,000 messages to Capitol Hill to fight for this funding for mental health.    People are struggling as a result of the pandemic, economic downturn and fight for …

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Canned Goods Drive

Canned Goods Drive Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center (CDMHC) is running a canned goods drive for its clients. If you would like to help, you can drop off the canned food at the CDMHC 2100 Charlie Boulevard, Charleston or 106 Springview Lane, Summervile  The Lonnie Hamilton Building4045 Bridge View Dr, North Charleston Contact us at 843-284-3091, if you …

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Free Zoom Training

Free Zoom Training for NAMI Group Facilitators and Class Teachers From NAMI SC: As we continue with online support groups most likely well into 2021, we know more and more people would like to get involved, but may be unsure how to make the computer work for them. Also, many affiliates are adding in classes like …

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Collecting Stories

Collecting Stories ABLE South Carolina, a statewide disability rights nonprofit, would like to collect stories from individuals and families who have experiences at the former state mental hospital in the Babcock building on Bull Street in Columbia, SC. Sarah Nichols, ABLE’s Director of Public Relations and Special Events, stated “Our goal is to make sure …

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Caring For The Caregiver/Cuidando a los Cuidadores

Caring for the Caregiver/Cuidando a los Cuidadores Courtesy of Berkeley County First Steps, Tricounty Play Collaborative, and Círculos de Bienestar, bilingual (Spanish/English): A monthly virtual, bilingual gathering open to all involved in providing care for children, now on Saturdays! The gatherings will take place on Facebook Live from 1-2 pm and focus on self-care. These sessions, in both English …

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