Over 80 community leaders, corporate sponsors, young professionals, family members, and volunteers attended the 2015 NAMIWalks Info Meeting on Wednesday, June 24th, at Mellow Mushroom. Thank you to everyone who attended! Special thanks to Honorary 2015 NAMIWalks Co-Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, M.D., for inspiring us to erase stigma and spread awareness through NAMIWalks! Did you miss the NAMIWalks...Read more
Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, Angela Hill, New Orleans Coroner, WWL, New Orleans, NAMIWalks, NAMI New Orleans
NAMI New Orleans is thrilled and honored to announce Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, M.D., and WWL's Angela Hill, as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 6th Annual NAMIWalks New Orleans! Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, M.D., was born and raised in New Orleans and graduated from Jesuit High School as valedictorian in 1992. Dr. Rouse has served as the Orleans Parish Coroner since 2014. Longtime WWL news anchor...Read more
NAMI New Orleans, NAMI, Mental Health, Musicians Clinic, Local Music
NAMI New Orleans celebrated Mental Health Awareness Month with a special ensemble performance at the Uptown Drop-in Center on May 19. Local musicians Jeremy Thomas, Geoff Clapp, Max Moran, Shea Pierre, and Khari Allen Lee entertained a large crowd with traditional jazz favorites. Special thanks to the musicians, our friends at the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, and the Metropolitan...Read more
NAMI New Orleans' Executive Director Lisa Romback, and Education Coordinator Renee Corrigan, recently appeared on WLAE’s Money Talks with Mr. Ed Marshall . NAMI New Orleans's programs, services, and the importance of mental health awareness and resources in the community were discussed. Special thanks to Mr. Marshall and the team at WLAE for their support of NAMI New Orleans. The program can be...Read more
Mellow Mushroom, NAMIWalks, NAMI New Orleans, Walk Information Meeting
Join NAMI New Orleans on Wednesday, June 24, as we kick-off the 2015 NAMIWalks Season! Free pizza! Door Prizes! Cash Bar! Learn how YOU can make this year a success and change minds with a second line! Stick around after the meeting for trivia! RSVP by June 23 to Meghan at walks@namineworleans.org or 504-896-2345. NAMIWalks Information Meeting Wednesday, June 24 6:00pm - 8:00pm Mellow Mushroom on...Read more
NAMI New Orleans staff and volunteers joined NAMI affiliates, Mental Health America of Louisiana, and advocates from across the state for Behavioral Health Day at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge on Monday, May 11th ( see below for more information) . This is a critical year to get involved, with proposed deep budget cuts and an estimated $1.6 billion budget shortfall that could devastate mental...Read more
This year, NAMI New Orleans raised $2,795 on GiveNOLA Day - making this our most successful GiveNOLA Day yet! Warm and heartfelt gratitude goes out to our generous supporters! Your commitment to NAMI New Orleans is inspiring and we thank you for helping us provide hope to our community! Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Inc., individuals across the region donated over $4,000,000 on...Read more
NAMI Louisiana 2015 State Conference #LETSTALKABOUTIT MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS LAKEVIEW CHRISTIAN CENTER 5885 Fleur De Lis Dr New Orleans, LA 70124 DATE: APRIL 17TH 9AM-4:30PM APRIL 18TH 9AM-1PM CLick HERE to register or for conference schedule and more information. Featuring: Keynote Speaker: Joshua Rivedal, International Public Speaker, Author, Playwright, Theater Producer, Educator, Marketing...Read more
We need YOU to advocate to protect & improve mental health services in Louisiana Are you worried about how state budget cuts might affect you or a loved one? Are you frustrated about gaps in our mental health system? Want to get involved but not sure how? The NAMI Smarts for Advocacy workshop builds your knowledge and confidence to: Write and deliver short and compelling personal stories that...Read more
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder,...Read more