NAMI - Southwest LA Alliance for the Mentally Ill

715 Ryan Street, Suite 203   
Lake Charles, LA  70602 
Phone: (337) 433-0219
NAMI's Helpline (1-800-950-6264)

Program to develop support for persons, and for families of persons, diagnosed with severe neurobiological brain diseases commonly known as mental illness; education, advocacy, support and research.

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.

NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. Mental illnesses should not be an obstacle to a full and meaningful life for persons who live with them.