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Find your inner power by helping others

Founded in 1962 as the "Mental Health Association in Nash-Rocky Mount". Our name was changed to "Tar River Mental Health Association" in December of 2003 to create a more community-inclusive organization that would support both Nash and Edgecombe Counties.

Our Mission


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Work with members in your community and make a difference

We are a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers committed to:

  • Promoting mental wellness through community events and prevention programs.
  • Raising awareness and educating others about mental illness.
  • Eliminating discrimination aagainst people with mental illness
  • Advocating for quality care and treatment for persons with mental disorders

"To promote mental health and eliminate discrimination through advocacy, education, and service in Nash and Edgecombe counties."