New Orleans Mental Health Resources

According to the KFF, “…the Greater New Orleans area still faces major physical and mental health concerns. More than one in ten adults rated their physical health as fair or poor, and over four in ten adults in the area reported having a chronic condition or disability.” Making matters worse, many New Orleans residents find themselves unable to afford adequate mental health care.

Here are three completely free and confidential resources that any New Orleans resident can and should utilize. Professionally trained mental health specialists are standing by. Call today and explore your options. 

The Mental Health Hotline

The Mental Health Hotline (MHH) offers free, confidential, around-the-clock assistance with any mental health issue whatsoever. Call 866-903-3787 anytime to reach a trained professional who can offer guidance, counseling, and more resources if need be. Give us a call now, or feel free to browse our website, which is loaded with helpful information and external links.

Cope Crisis Line

Sponsored by the New Orleans branch of To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), the Cope Crisis Line is available 24/7 for Louisiana residents to receive free and confidential counseling and/or resources. Call 504-269-2673 anytime to reach a trained professional, or visit the TWLOHA New Orleans website by clicking here.

NAMI New Orleans

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is one of the largest resources for free assistance with mental health issues in the US. Call 800-950-6264 anytime to reach a crisis counselor, or text “NAMI” to 741741. New Orleans has its own NAMI hub – visit the website by clicking here.

Louisiana Mental Health Resources

Find more resources and information on mental health services available in the state, including hotlines, support groups, and treatment centers. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health support, please visit this page for more information.