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In The News: NAMI New Orleans, Inc.

November 19, 2018

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, both Connection Recovery Support Groups are cancelled. The Metairie Family Support Group is rescheduled from Thursday, November 22nd to Thursday, November 29th. Additionally, both NAMI New Orleans offices will be closed November 22nd and 23rd. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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    NAMI New Orleans has a great new Public Service Announcement video. Please click to view!

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    It is with great sadness that the family of Fabio Jesus Canton announces his passing on Friday, July 20, 2018. He was 74 years of age at the time of his death. A native of Merida, Mexico; Fabio was born on February 20, 1944. He moved to the United States at the age of 8 and was raised in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Fabio was a graduate of St. Dominic Elementary, Jesuit High School and Loyola University. Read More

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    You can also sign up to receive the highest priority advocacy alerts via email by contacting Shannon at 504-896-2345 or

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    The NAMI National Convention is one of the largest annual gatherings of mental health advocates in the nation. The 2018 NAMI National Convention will convene at the Sheraton New Orleans on Canal St. in the heart of New Orleans, June 27 -30th.

    Learn more or register online at:

    This year’s theme “Live. Learn. Share hope.” describes the NAMI experience. Our collective voice spreads hope that recovery is possible and families can be whole again.

    The NAMI National Convention connects people affected by mental illness who Read More

    You’re Invited to the NAMIWalks Information Meeting! Join us on Wednesday, May 2nd, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Lakeview Christian Center (5885 Fleur de lis Drive, New Orleans) to learn more about NAMIWalks 2018!

    Network with community leaders and learn how YOU can make an impact through NAMIWalks—New Orleans’ only Second Line Awareness Walk for Mental Illness!   Click here to register for free!  Food and refreshments will be served.

    Sign your NAMIWalks team up for free by visiting Read More

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