The holidays can be a joyful opportunity to spend time with family, reflect on the blessings in our lives, give generously to others, and look forward to the year ahead. The holidays can also be a very difficult time. Many of us struggle with holiday stress. Few of us have postcard-perfect families, and during this season it can be especially easy to feel like we don’t measure up. For some, this...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