Nicholas Emeigh is a Bucks County resident, and the Director of Outreach and Development for NAMI Bucks County, PA. He attended Harry S Truman High School in Levittown and Emerson College in Boston, MA. In his role at NAMI, Nick works to ensure that the look and feel of NAMI Bucks County reflects their mission of building better lives for everyone affected by mental illness, and that everyone in our community knows the NAMI name is synonymous with help and hope.
Nick serves on several committees including the Suicide Prevention Taskforce, the Youth Suicide Prevention Taskforce, the Young Adult Advisory Board, the Transition Age Youth and Young Adult Workgroup, the Community Support Program of Bucks County, the Penndel Mental Health Center Advisory Board, and the Bucks County MH/DP Advisory Board.
Having survived several suicide attempts and struggles with mental health as an adolescent and young adult, Nick originally joined NAMI Bucks County’s Ending the Silence team as a speaker in 2017. He continues to be passionate about sharing his story of recovery and works as a NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group facilitator and State Trainer, NAMI Peer-to-Peer teacher, NAMI Speaker, and provides oversight to numerous other NAMI programs to ensure that those with shared experiences do not feel the shame and stigma he experienced.