NAMI Southwest Louisiana
MHFA is an evidence-based, in person training program with the proven ability to teach individuals how to recognize and respond to the warning signs of mental and substance use disorders and link people with appropriate treatment to prevent crisis situations from arising. MHFA increases the understanding that mental illnesses are real, common, and treatable. MHFA is a low-cost, high-impact program that generates tremendous community awareness and support, and enables thousands of individuals to be trained with a small investment. NAMI SWLA's goal is to train 50 community members to better understand mental health conditions and render assistance to those on a verge of a crisis.
by: Anastasia Armstrong