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NAMI Mid-Carolina recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. Mental illnesses should not be an obstacle to a full and meaningful life for persons who live with them. (...more)



NAMI Mid-Carolina will advocate at all levels to ensure that persons affected by mental illness receive the services that they need and deserve in a timely fashion. NAMI Mid-Carolina will strive to educate the community to promote understanding of mental illness and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.


Mandy Halloran Medlock

Mandy Medlock joined NAMI Mid-Carolina as Director of Operations in July 2011. Mandy’s dedication to NAMI began in 2003 when a close family member became ill and it was suggested she attend NAMI Family support meetings. Upon Mandy’s attendance at that first NAMI meeting, she was relieved to know, she was no longer fighting the battle against mental illness alone.

In addition to her career at NAMI Mid-Carolina, Mandy is the mother of two teenagers, Christopher and Ella. She is committed to a difficult fitness regimen and enjoys being challenged on a regular basis. She is a board member of www.FAVOR-Midlands.org, which promotes long-term recovery from substance use disorders.

In 2013, Ms. Medlock was honored to be nominated for the Jefferson Award which is a prestigious national recognition system honoring community and public volunteerism in America.

Video links:

Bringing Additional Awareness to Mental Illness

• Knowing the Signs of Mental Illness





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