Programs Offered Locally

***Contact Karen DuBois, Program and Education Director, for more information at (337) 654-2138 or skdubois1@yahoo.com.  See Current Events page.

NAMI Acadiana Support Groups

with respect to the following brain disorders:

Major Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder,  Panic Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Addictive Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, 
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

All three support groups below are free of charge and No Registration is Required.

Family Support GroupNAMI Family Support Group is a support group for family members, partners and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. – Held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month from 6-7:30 at First Lutheran Church, 301 W. Farrel Rd. in Lafayette, LA.  See more at: http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-Support-Group

 

 

Connection Recovery Support GroupNAMI Connection is a support group for people living with a mental health condition. Held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month from 6-7:30 at First Lutheran Church, 301 W. Farrel Rd. in Lafayette, LA. Contact Denver Nobles at (337) 849-6765 for more information. – See more at: http://www.nami.org/connection

NEW 2nd CONNECTION RECOVERY SUPPORT GROUP at Les Bon Amis

A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. NAMI Connection provides a safe, accepting and confidential setting with access to a community of people who relate to your experiences. 

WHERE:

The Extra Mile, 525 S. Buchanan, Lafayette

WHEN:

Starting Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Thereafter, every 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 2 PM

FOR More INFORMATION, contact Bob Bienvenu (337) 781-4255 or Richard Phelps (337) 529-7109

 

NAMI Acadiana Education Classes

 

(All Education Programs Are Free – Registration is Required)

12 Session Family-to-Family Education Class

for families, partners and friends of individuals with serious mental illness*

starting Thursday, July 13, 2017

Faith Community United Methodist Church, 720 E Main Street, Broussard, La

We are currently taking applicants.

For more information contact: Karen DuBois, Program & Education Director (337) 654-213

 

***For Next Class Dates Contact Karen Dubois at (337) 654-2138 or skdubois1@yahoo.com

 

Family to Family Class – NAMI Family-to-Family is for families, partners and friends of individuals with mental illness. The course, consisting of 12 weekly classes, is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills and empower participants to become advocates for their family members. This course is held twice a year in January and July. This program was designated as an evidence-based program by SAMHSA.  – See more at: http://www.nami.org/familytofamily

 

 

NAMI Basics Class – NAMI Basics is a class for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. This course consists of  6 weekly classes. For more information contact Roselyne Nobles at (337) 849-6765 – See more at: http://www.nami.org/basics

 

 

Peer to Peer Class – NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a recovery education course open to anyone experiencing a mental health challenge. The course is designed to encourage growth, healing and recovery among participants. This course consists of 9 weekly classes. For more information contact Denver Nobles at (337) 849-6765 – See more at: http://www.nami.org/peertopeer

Presentations

In Our Own VoiceNAMI In Our Own Voice is a presentation for the general public to promote awareness of mental illness and the possibility of recovery. Any group or organization can request this presentation. – See more at: http://www.nami.org/inourownvoice

 

Are You or Someone You Know in Crisis?

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 273-TALK or (800) SUICIDE

NAMI Acadiana Help Line

Call Karen DuBois locally at (337) 654-2138

NAMI Information Line

(800) 950-NAMI

The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264), Monday –  Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST. Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call 1 (703) 524-7600.

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