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Affordable treatment for mental illness and substance abuse gets harder to find

December 13, 2019

Dec. 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. CST By Jenny Gold The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/affordable-treatment-for-mental-illness-and-substance-abuse-gets-harder-to-find/2019/11/29/a8c689f6-0fce-11ea-bf62-eadd5d11f559_story.html Eleven years after Congress passed a law mandating that insurers provide equal access for mental and physical health care, Americans are actually finding it harder to obtain affordable treatment for mental illness and substance abuse. The barriers to parity continue despite more »

 
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NAMI National Convention 2018 Reminds Us We Are Not Alone

July 3, 2018

On June 27-30, 2018, the Sheraton New Orleans welcomed thousands of mental health advocates from across the country for the 2018 NAMI National Convention. With more than 75 workshops to choose from, the program discussed topics ranging from recovery approaches to fundraising. While there were so many topics available to learn from, there was one more »

 
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NAMI Louisiana Meets With East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library

May 29, 2018

On Thursday, May 24, NAMI Louisiana met at the East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library to discuss mental health community resources with each of the branches throughout the parish. The East Baton Rouge Parish Library system is a vital community service organization that connects its patrons with free information, material, resources, and technology, which is more »

 
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Behavioral Health Day 2018

May 16, 2018

In conjunction with May being Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMI Louisiana was proud to participate in Behavioral Health Day on May 10th. This annual rally was coordinated by Mental Health America of Louisiana to raise mental health awareness and drew in over 100 advocates from around the state. The rally, held at A.Z. Young Park more »

 
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