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In The News: NAMI New Orleans, Inc.

March 17, 2017

Join us on Saturday, April 1st,  for Burlap and Brews at Second Line Brewing!  Make your own Spring Burlap Door Hanger! We have 2 time slots available! 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. You must Register to reserve a Burlap Door Hanger ($45). Bring your family and friends! Kids and Pets are welcome. Great Beer and Great Fun!

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    Join us on Wednesday, March 22, at 3:00 PM for the NAMI New Orleans Annual Membership Meeting! Meet our newly elected officers and directors and to learn about Mental Health Services in the Greater New Orleans region.

    Featuring Guest Speaker: Dr. Rochelle Head-Dunham, MD, FAPA, Executive Director / Medical Director at Metropolitan Human Services District.

    Wednesday, March 22 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur De Lis Dr., New Orleans, LA 70124

    For more information, contact Shannon at or by phone at 504-896-2345.

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    Chuck Credo IV
    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!  Click here to purchase your tickets today!

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    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!

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    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 Read More


    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 Read More

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