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NAMI Receives United Way Check

United Way of Southeast Louisiana awarded $30,000 to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – St. Tammany and VIA LINK, Inc./2-1-1 in St. Tammany to support their suicide prevention, mental health services, and crisis response efforts. The funding was made possible through the 2018 Red Beans ‘N’ rice cook-offs held in west and east St. Tammany.

L to R: Michael Williamson (UWSELA CEO), Gene Bellisario (UWSELA volunteer), Ken Johnston (UWSELA volunteer), Bill Brady (UW Leadership Council), Sonja Newman (UWSELA Resource Development Manager), Matt Faust (UWSELA Leadership Council), Major Wharton Muller (STPSO), LaVondra Dobbs (VIA LINK/2-1-1 CEO), Nick Richard (NAMI St. Tammany CEO), Jan Robert (NAMI STP Board Member), Deputy Jessica Roden (STPSO Crisis Intervention Team), Richard Kramer (UWSELA Leadership Council), Deputy David Landrum (STPSO Crisis Intervention Team).