NAMI New Orleans, Inc.
NAMI New Orleans offers hope, help, and healing to people with mental illness - and to those who share their lives - through family support, education and advocacy, and quality psychosocial services. Our work helps individuals live with dignity and independence within the community, enriching all our lives. In 2018, NAMI New Orleans celebrates 40 years as the leading voice on mental illness awareness in the region.
"It was great to connect with other family members. We shared our experiences and coping tips. We truly learned from each other." - Eileen, Family-to-Family Course Participant and NAMI New Orleans Member
"I started attending Drop-In and found a community of people who accept me. It instantly felt like I had a home at NAMI New Orleans. I no longer felt alone." - Morley, Drop-In Center Peer Mentor and NAMI New Orleans Member
"Connecting with others and attending the support group helps when I'm down or having a hard time. I'm not afraid to talk about living with a mental illness." - Nina, NAMI New Orleans Member
"NAMI New Orleans was the only place that gave Nina her independence. She was once withdrawn. Nina is now outgoing and self-sufficient. Nina is thriving." - Denise, Family Member, NAMI New Orleans