We’re very excited to have been selected by the Greater New Orleans Foundation as an IMPACT grantee for 2015. The $20,000 grant will support the new NAMI New Orleans Mental Healthcare Navigation Team (MHNT). NAMI New Orleans receives over 1,000 calls and emails from individuals and families each year seeking support, services, or information. The NAMI New Orleans MHNT will provide a streamlined...Read more
Save the date for #GivingTuesday on December 1, 2015! Join millions of donors and fundraisers on the most giving day of the year! In 2014, over $40 Million was donated to thousands of local nonprofit organizations across the world. Donating to NAMI New Orleans on #GivingTuesday helps us fuel our life-changing programs and services. Make your secure, tax-deductible donation on #GivingTuesday by...Read more
NAMI New Olreans will host two NAMI Peer-to-Peer Education Courses this Fall and Winter. NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session course for adults living with mental health challenges. NAMI Peer‐to‐Peer provides an educational setting focused on recovery that offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. The NAMI Peer-to-Peer education program is f ree and confidential; held weekly for...Read more
Longtime NAMI New Orleans supporter and Board of Directors Treasurer, Fabio Canton, was named one of the 2015 Peoples Health Champions. Mr. Canton (pictured with his wife, Georgia), will attend the New Orleans Saints Football Game this Sunday, November 8th, where he will be recognized for his great work with NAMI New Orleans. Mr. Canton has been on the board since its inception in 1978. He is a...Read more
NAMI New Orleans' Media Partner, WWL TV Channel 4, donated their time and talents to produce a 30 second PSA to promote the 6th Annual NAMIWalks New Orleans. The PSA, featuring Honorary Co-Chairs Angela Hill and New Orleans' Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, will air from October 12th to October 23rd to promote the walk. Special thanks to our Honorary Co-Chairs and our friends at WWL TV for their...Read more
NAMI New Orleans is now selling beautiful notecards and bookmarks featuring orginal artwork by members of NAMI New Orleans' Uptown Friendship Club Day Program and Drop-in Center. Help us raise funds by purchasing a set of notecards or a bookmark today! Each pack of notecards contains five orginal cards and envelopes. $5 / pack of 5 note cards. $1 / bookmarks Email Walks@namineworleans.org or call...Read more
We need your soles - your SHOE SOLES! Bring your gently used or new shoes to NAMI New Orleans from now until December 15th! Any shoe will do! For every pound of shoes donated, NAMI New Orleans will receive $0.40! These shoes will be sent to developing nations across the globe and will help provide economic opportunities for impoverished communities. If you'd like to help us collect shoes, please...Read more
We're raising funds and awareness for our 6th Annual NAMIWalks! Help spread the word and join us at these community fundraising events leading up to NAMIWalks on Saturday, October 24th! Let us know if you have a fundraiser you'd like us to promote! Contact Meghan at walks@namineworleans.org or 504-896-2345. And don't forget to register for NAMIWalks by visiting www.namiwalks.org/neworleans !...Read more
Over 85 Team Captains, Sponsors, and Community Leaders attended the 6th Annual NAMIWalks Team Captain Kick-off at Five Happiness on Friday, August 21st. Honorary Co-Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, spoke about the importance of mental health resources and the great work NAMI New Orleans does in the community. Anna Nguyen from Councilmember Cantrell's Office presented NAMI New Orleans and its volunteers...Read more
NAMIWalks, New Orleans, New Birth Brass Band, Second Line
Join Honorary Co-Chairs Angela Hill of WWL, and New Orleans' Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, along with members of the New Birth Brass Band, as they lead thousands of participants around Audubon Park on October 24, 2015 in New Orleans' only second line walk to raise funds and awareness for mental health resources in our community! If you would like to participate in the Walk, donate on behalf of a...Read more