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June 19, 2018

You have what it takes to become a Team Captain for NAMIWalks New Orleans!  Join New Orleans’ only second line for mental illness awareness!  NAMIWalks Team Captains are the reason why we served nearly 5,000 individuals and families last year!

NAMIWalks Team Captains are invited to our annual NAMIWalks Kick-off Luncheon on Friday, August 24th, at 1:00 p.m.  Enjoy complimentary lunch, network with Team Captains and sponsors, and learn how YOU can make a difference with NAMIWalks New Orleans!

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    **SOLD OUT!  Thank you for your interest in supporting NAMI New Orleans.  Due to an overwhelming response, we have reached capacity.  If you would like to be on our waitlist, please contact Meghan at 504-896-2345 or via email at  Thank you for your understanding!**

    Cruise the historic Mississippi River in celebration of NAMI New Orleans 40th anniversary on Friday, June 29, 2018. Enjoy live jazz music and savor complimentary New Orleans’ cuisine aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic Read More

    NAMI New Orleans is honored to announce a partnership with The Human Fund for individual counseling sessions.  To celebrate the partnership, The Human Fund is hosting its 21st annual Wilkapalooza event at 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 27th, at the Tchoup Yard (405 Third Street, New Orleans, LA). Click here to learn more about Wilkapalooza!

    The Human Fund honors the life and legacy of William Wilkins Kearney, who was tragically lost to suicide in 2016.  The Human Fund’s mission Read More

    Follow us on Twitter or Facebook to keep up with the latest developments in state and federal legislation impacting the lives of people living with mental illness and their families.

    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

    NAMI New Orleans is now accepting applicants for a female rental tenant.  Applicants must be female, have a diagnosed mental illness, and some income. The apartment is a shared living space with a private bedroom.  Please contact Deanna at or 504-896-2345 for more information.

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    NAMI New Orleans was honored to receive an incredible $5,190 in donations during GiveNOLA Day 2018.  Special thanks to our generous supporters for making GiveNOLA 2018 a great success! 

    GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to inspire people to give generously to nonprofits making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all.

    Support NAMI New Orleans by making a donation on May 1, 2018 by visiting

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