Physical & Mental Wellness Program

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Join NAMI Greenville and Walt's Waltz on April 16 at 12 PM for our monthly Physical & Mental Wellness Program. Special guest Marla Thomas, a former college athlete in the final year of her physical therapy doctorate studies, will share strategies…

Next Family-to-Family Course Announced

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Click here to register or email tammy@namigreenvillesc.org to learn more.

How the Mental Health System Failed Me

March 03, 2021 By Tabitha Ferguson I was born into a divided and abusive family that lived below the poverty line. When I started showing signs of abuse and neglect, I was passed through several local mental health faculties whose…

A Plea for Compassion as Someone Who Was Arrested During Psychosis

March 01, 2021 By Olachi Tiffany Etoh When the hallucinations came, I thought I could see stars raining onto my hands. It wasn’t my first time handling symptoms, but it was the first time I lost control. Little did I know that,…

Reaching Out to a Loved One with Substance Use Disorder

February 26, 2021 By Claire Nana Substance use is no small problem. It affects a vast amount of people in lasting and pervasive ways. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 27 million people are problem drug…

Black History Month: Writing This Triggers My Anxiety

February 24, 2021 By Brooke Johnson This year, I decided to write about Black History Month. Naturally, I get excited when I can talk about my personal experiences to help people understand the bigger picture. However, as I started…

The Most Common Symptom That Is Rarely Asked About

February 22, 2021 By Mark D. Rego, MD One of the most important things I try to impress on clinicians in training is to learn which questions patients can easily answer and which ones are difficult. For example, when you ask a patient…

How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Helped My Anxiety

February 19, 2021 By Tanya W. This past year has been full of fear, isolation and heart-wrenching loss. My anxiety got so severe at the beginning of the pandemic that I started taking an additional medication to help manage it.…

Overcoming Low Self-Worth with Anxiety, Depression and ADHD

February 17, 2021 By Angela Rose Steinberg When COVID-19 surged across the world, it exposed flaws in various systems and sparked the need for change. My life became impacted in a similar (but much smaller) manner. I am a recent…

Recovery Begins with a Decision

February 12, 2021 By Jack Bragen People in mainstream society often do not understand people with mental illness. People should know that we are human beings, capable of suffering — and when stabilized, we are capable of leading…