BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, and civil unrest, more than 40% of Louisiana residents are now showing signs of depression, according to Louisiana’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
“Especially in south Louisiana, we’re very communal. We like getting together, our festivals,more » Read More
Louisiana continues to face discrepancies in access to mental health care- especially in rural communities. COVID-19 has further increased anxiety and depression rates at higher than average rates in Louisiana- making it even more important to advocate for mental health coverage. NAMI Louisiana will continue to advocate for equitable access to mental health care across all of LA.more » Read More
Across the country, mental health is on the ballot in 2020. Every elected official – from the president and Congress to county commissioners and city councilmembers – has influence on issues impacting people affected by mental health conditions. Your vote matters.
From health care to the economy to criminal justice and more, mental health touches many of the issues that you might care about the most. When you cast your ballot,more » Read More
NAMI Louisiana (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is raising funds for those affected by Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles and surrounding communities. Your donation will help provide food and necessary supplies. Our first trip to deliver relief aid to these communities will be on September 9th.
Below is the link to donate. We appreciate your generosity.
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