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Mental Healthcare Navigation Team (MHNT)

COVID-19 UPDATE: Current hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. and Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The mental healthcare system can be hard to navigate. NAMI New Orleans is here to assist you with the the Mental Health Navigation Team (MHNT).

The MHNT provides a streamlined connection to information and services provided by NAMI New Orleans and other community partners.  If you are an individual or family member with a pressing need related to a serious mental illness, contact the MHNT for personal, supportive, and professional assistance.

Contact our Mental Healthcare Navigation Team at (504) 896-2345 or Service available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

If you need immediate assistance after hours, please contact one of the crisis hotlines listed below.  If you or your loved one are experiencing a life-threatening mental health emergency, call 911. Tell them you are having a “mental health emergency” and ask for a Crisis Intervention Team Officer. 

24/7 VIA Link   –   211 or 1 (800) 749-2673

24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1 (800) 273-8255

24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text NAMI to 741741


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