Non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination and study of mind-body skills in healthcare. Focus on trauma, cancer care and home of “Food As Medicine”, the most comprehensive course on the use of nutrition for wellness and health.
Organization to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders that serves people living with depression or bipolar disorder, their spouses, family members or friends, and anyone interested in learning more about the disorder. Offers support groups for adults only at the Tulane-Lakeside Hospital, 4700 South I-10 Service Road, in Metairie (Clearview exit south from I-10 – access South service road at traffic light). Enter via the main hospital entrance, Cafeteria to the left. Twice every month, first and third Tuesdays (except for major holidays), 7:30-9:00 p.m. The format is small discussion groups with a facilitator. Also, 4-5 times each year a professional is invited to address group on relevant subjects. Information: Eileen/John at (504) 286-1916 (evenings/weekends).
Bastion is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is building an intentionally designed neighborhood in New Orleans for returning warriors and families with lifelong rehabilitative needs. Through our powerful community model that empowers neighbors as volunteers in a warrior’s care plan, we will sustain a thriving recovery from the wounds and casualties of war.
Founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Center is devoted to the study, training and dissemination of mindfulness-based interventions in healthcare.
Good and reliable information on mental illnesses and commonly prescribed medications, educational resources and support groups.
Excellent and reliable information on the neuroscientific basis of addiction, drugs of abuse, and resources
Non-profit organization bridging East and West’s understanding of the mind through research, education and dialogue between modern neurosciences and contemplative meditation practices.
The Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) non-profit uses brief talks by truly inspiring individuals from all professional fields and activities making its free short videos a wealth of inspiration, hope, and meaning on what it means to be human.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.
NEC staff and consultants bring unique experience in organizing and developing consumer-run organizations, and helping individuals and groups develop the knowledge and ability to transform the mental health service system toward a more recovery-oriented and consumer-and family-driven approach.
Dedicated to winding back the harms of too much medicating.
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
The Smart Human LLC. seeks to educate, coach, and empower everyday people to make safer, smarter choices for human health. Their goal is to help hospitals, schools, and manufacturers make changes to reduce unsafe chemical exposure of the children and adults that they serve.
Opioid abuse must end, and that is why Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has partnered with the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance to take action. End the Epidemic is committed to combatting opioid addiction, to teaching safe practices for storing and disposing of all medications, to identifying available resources for the treatment of addiction, and to putting an end to drug abuse and addiction in Louisiana.