June/July 2016 Bulletin 

From the President's Desk:
NAMI Four Seasons really needs your help. Please consider volunteering as a board member. We have four positions that need filling immediately and four positions for three year terms.

We have worked so hard to establish relationships within the community and have NAMI Four Seasons recognized as a volunteer organization that supports, educates and advocates for those living with mental illness and their families.
Volunteers should email   president@namifourseasons.org or call (888)-955-6264

Click the box below to visit our website:

Recovery and the Right to Hope, Happiness and Joy

Speaker: Richie Tannerhill, Peer Trainer at Smoky Mountain LME/MCO

Tuesday, June 14
6 p. m. - 7:30 p. m.
Pardee Signature Care Center
(Inside the mall next to Belk's) 
Blue Ridge Mall
1800 Four Seasons Blvd.
Hendersonville, NC
A charismatic speaker who was named an N.C. Recovery Champion of the year in 2013. He is passionate about recovery because for 27 years drugs and alcohol ruled his life. He has now been free of alcohol and drugs for more than 10 years and is a husband, father, youth pastor and Little League coach.
Social Events

It's potluck...Again!


Our 3rd Potluck...

Monday, July 18, 6 p.m.

NAMI members and friends are encouraged to come. The Planation Walk Clubhouse was originally a farmhouse and is a beautiful venue for our summer potluck. NAMI Four Seasons will provide a tray of sandwich fixings. Please help feed the crowd. We need sides, salads, sweet tea and desserts.

We will have an update on NAMI Four Seasons latest happenings and upcoming events.

Help make this a fun summer event!

Directions to potluck, Plantation Walk Clubhouse: From the center of Hendersonville, take 64 west (Brevard Rd.) toward Brevard. Go about one mile to intersection of Blythe and 64, at the corner of Grace Lutheran Church, and turn right. Go about 0.6 of a mile and turn left into Plantation Walk community onto Belvidere Ct. Go straight through first intersection to an immediate left, the turn for the Clubhouse. Drive up the hill to the farmhouse, which is the Clubhouse.

Community Board Game Night

Hendersonville, NC 28792

Community Board Game Night offered by our friends at Full Circle Counseling and Wellness for those living with mental illness, enjoy an evening in tranquil surroundings.

Unplug and join us for board game night! We tend toward some of the more obscure games like Smash Up or Dominion, but we're certainly open to other games. Feel free to bring your favorite game to share!
 Support Groups

Henderson County:
Grace Lutheran Church
1245 Sixth Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Fourth Saturday of every month at 10:00am

Next Meeting is June 25th - Join Us!

For More Information: 
Buncombe County:

New Dual Recovery Support Group
Sponsored by:

 NAMI Western Carolina
356 Biltmore Ave. (upper level of building - entrance at rear)
Asheville, NC 28801

Second and fourth Wednesdays of every month 7 - 8:30 p.m.
(Next meeting June 22)

Explores the relationship between mental health issues, substance use and sustained recovery.Group discussions will revolve around Individual Story Telling, Coping Skills, Self-Care,Recovery Toolbox, Social Skills, Managing Emotional Distress, Interpersonal Relationships,Role and Use of Medication, Community Involvement and Educational Presentations.Facilitators are Dan Grunau and/or Kevin Mahoney .Grunau is a Certified Peer Support Specialist who is Program Director for a number of Asheville recovery homes that specialize in dual diagnosis recovery. Kevin Mahoney is a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist. He also has certification in Morale Reconation Therapy (MRT), Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), and CCAR Recovery Coach. 

For more information on support groups in our local area call:

Contact: (828) 505-7353 or info@namiwnc.org

NAMI Four Seasons is a grassroots affiliate of NAMI National and NAMI North Carolina serving
Henderson and Polk Counties. Our mission is to provide support, education and advocacy for families affected by mental illness in our local communities, and to advocate for quality of life without stigma or discrimination. For more information visit our website:

Nami Four Seasons | PO Box 2108 | Hendersonville | NC | 28793-2108