Gulf Coast Bank's Community Rewards Program will be giving away a total of $50,000.00 to 10 local non-profits to assist them in their missions in our community. Please show your support for NAMI New Orleans by voting daily! Voting period opens today, February 25th, and closes March 25th at 8 PM . Voting is limited to one vote per day per valid email address. Follow the link, vote today and...Read more
New Orleans recently became the first major city in the nation to end homelessness among Veterans as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness . NAMI New Orleans was proud to be part of the team that included the City of New Orleans, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, UNITY of Greater New Orleans, the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO...Read more
Starting in February , NAMI New Orleans will offer a monthly NAMI Family Support Group at Congregation Beth Israel at 4004 West Esplanade Ave. in Metairie . The group will be held on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Anyone with a family member living with a mental illness is welcome. NAMI Family Support Groups , offered by NAMI Affiliates in communities across the country, are...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
NAMI New Orleans offers a variety of support programs for family members and caregivers of people living with mental illness. These programs include two monthly Family Support Groups, a Family Resource Specialist, Family-to-Family and NAMI Basics education courses, and our Family Guide: A Roadmap to Resources and Support.Read more
NAMI New Orleans offers a variety of peer-led education and support programs to help adults who are living with mental illness work towards recovery and maintain wellness. These programs include two weekly Connection Peer Support Groups , our 10-week Peer-to-Peer education course, and our 1-on-1 Peer Education Program , which is available to adults who live in Jefferson Parish. All programs are...Read more
NAMI New Orleans offers an array of behavioral health services for adults living with mental illness in the Greater New Orleans area. For more information about these programs, please call (504) 896-2345 (Uptown) or (504) 368-1944 (Westbank). Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST) Community and home-based case management services. Linkage to resources, access to behavioral health and...Read more
NAMI New Orleans is committed to advocating for better lives for people living with mental illness and their family members. We do this through advocating for legislation at the local, state and federal levels as well as through community education. You can help by joining NAMI New Orleans as a member, attending or organizing a community presentation, signing up for legislative alerts (click on...Read more