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NAMI: In Our Own Voice

2019-05-22 18:00:00 2019-05-22 20:00:00 America/Chicago NAMI: In Our Own Voice Alvar Library

Wednesday, May 22
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-05-22 18:00:00 2019-05-22 20:00:00 America/Chicago NAMI: In Our Own Voice Representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will speak openly about their own experiences with mental illness, with an opportunity for dialogue, questions, and resources. Alvar Library

Representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness will speak openly about their own experiences with mental illness, with an opportunity for dialogue, questions, and resources.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Hear two representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness talk openly about their journeys from first experiencing symptoms to diagnosis to recovery and beyond.

This presentation will provide:

  • An opportunity to hear open and honest perspectives on a highly misunderstood topic.
  • A chance to ask presenters questions, allowing for a deeper understanding of mental health conditions and dispelling of stereotypes and misconceptions.
  • The understanding that people with mental health conditions have lives enriched by hopes, dreams, and goals.
  • Information on how to learn more about mental health and get involved with the mental health community.
  • In partnership with NAMI New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

In partnership with NAMI New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health/Wellness |

TAGS: | Health/Wellness |

Alvar Library

Phone: (504) 596-2667
Branch Manager
Adrienne Johnson

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the library

Located in the Bywater neighborhood, the Alvar Library was built by the WPA in 1940 and is a fine example of the Art Deco architectural style of that period. Weekly, we offer computer tutoring, storytime, and crafts. Collection highlights include locally-made comics and zines.

Upcoming events

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Mon, Jul 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Tue, Aug 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wed, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tue, Aug 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Thu, Aug 15, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sat, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm