Join Honorary Co-Chairs Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Blancher Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. John Blancher – owners of Rock ‘n’ Bowl – for our annual fundraising event, NAMI New Orleans Rocks ‘n’ Bowls! Featuring live music from Chuck Credo, IV & Friends, plus bowling, food and drinks, silent auction, and fun at Rock ‘n’ Bowl in New Orleans!
$60 / General Admission includes bowling, beer, wine, soft drinks, and food! Read More
A warm welcome to our new Board of Directors President, Mr. William “Chuck” Credo, III (pictured left). Mr. Credo is a retired Assistant District Attorney whose legal practice centers on the representation of Louisiana Coroners statewide. We express our sincere gratitude to outgoing President, Mr. Vince Petreikis, for his dedication and leadership to NAMI New Orleans over the last several years. NAMI New Orleans is honored to have such great leaders to help move our mission forward!
On January 24, City of New Orleans’ Mayor Landrieu celebrated with 2016 Edward Wisner Donation recipients at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music. NAMI New Orleans received $20,000 and was one of 26 non-profit organizations to be awarded a grant from the charitable trust. The $20,000 grant will help support NAMI New Orleans’ Mental Healthcare Navigation Team, Mental Health First Aid Courses, and the printing of 1,000 Family and Resource Guides.
The Edward Wisner Donation was created from the estate of Edward
Morley lives with a mental illness – but that doesn’t stop her from enjoying life. Learn more about Morley’s journey with NAMI New Orleans.
Morley felt confused and alone after being diagnosed with a mental illness, “It was a difficult time. I felt like no one understood how I felt.”
Morley soon found hope and healing at NAMI New Orleans’ Uptown Drop-In Center.
“I started attending Drop-In and found a community of people who accept me. It instantly felt like I had a home
NAMI New Orleans Members share their #StoriesofHope
While hospitalized in college, Kate found relief after being correctly diagnosed with a mental illness. Though her journey to wellness often felt isolating, Kate found hope and healing when a mental health professional recommended NAMI New Orleans, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
It wasn’t long before Kate became a member of NAMI New Orleans and began attending programs like the Connection Recovery Support Group and the Peer-to-Peer 10-week class.
Check out NAMI New Orleans’ Executive Director, Lisa Romback, and NAMI New Orleans Board Member, Chantrelle Varnado-Johnson, on the Community Health Heroes Show! Now airing on NOATV Cox Channel 76 (Education Channel) on Thursdays at 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.