Join Honorary Chair David Hammer from WWL-TV, along with members of the New Birth Brass Band, as they lead thousands of participants around Audubon Park on October 15, 2016 in New Orleans' only second line walk to raise funds and awareness for mental health resources in our community! Join or start a team. Become an event sponsor. Volunteer at the event. Make a difference in your community by...Read more
Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt: The Kevin Hines Story Trinity Episcopal Church 1329 Jackson Ave. New Orleans, LA 70130 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6th Kevin Hines is an award-winning global speaker and suicide prevention and mental health advocate with a story of unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he...Read more
If you're a true New Orleanian, you know there's nothing better than watching the Saints at the Superdome! Lucky for you, we're sending two fans on a Saints Stay-cation in New Orleans. This deluxe package includes two (2) tickets to the Saints vs. Rams game on Nov. 27 , two night hotel stay, $100 gift certificate to the Court of Two Sisters, and two (2) passes to the New Orleans' original...Read more
NAMI New Orleans is honored to announce that WWL-TV’s David Hammer will serve as Honorary Chair of the 7 th annual NAMIWalks New Orleans. David Hammer, Investigative Reporter from WWL-TV is a strong proponent and advocate for mental health resources, was thrilled when asked to participate in this year’s Walk. “I am honored and excited to serve as the honorary chairman of NAMIWalks New Orleans”...Read more
NAMI In Our Own Voice is a unique public education program where two trained speakers share their compelling personal stories of living with mental health challenges and achieving recovery. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19th there will be an In Our Own Voice presentation at Touro Synagogue (4238 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans). It will follow the 6:00 p.m. Shabbat service. Free and open to...Read more
FOX Sports Supports, the charitable branch of FOX Sports, proudly announces two-year partnerships with National Alliance on Mental Illness and Positive Coaching Alliance, extending through the 2017 calendar year. During this time, FOX Sports focuses its charitable resources toward these two organizations in campaigns that span all FOX Sports assets and premier events, beginning with the NFL...Read more
Since 1978, NAMI New Orleans has served as the leading voice on mental illness awareness in our region. No other organization offers more sincere and comprehensive support to individuals living with mental illness and their families. We enrich the Greater New Orleans region through community presentations, support groups, and classes for individuals living with mental illness and their loved ones...Read more
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
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