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You Got This is an outreach program providing mental health and self-care resources, education, and activities to foster hope and social connection for the creative community.

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Upcoming Events

The Emotions of Finance

3 Virtual Sessions – Mondays: January 17th, January 31st, and February 14th

Begin 2022 by rewriting the narrative of your relationship with finances. Join You Got This and Brightside Therapy Collective for this interactive wellness series to explore emotional connections to finance, breaking old patterns, and tools for building healthy habits.

Series Overview:
Week 1 – Introduction to the concepts, financial narratives, and triggers
Week 2 –  Group discussions, coping skills
Week 3 – Financial visualization and personalized budgets

Free & Open to all local cultural workers!

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

YOU GOT THIS (YGT) is a compassionate, inclusive mental health outreach program for the New Orleans creative community (including musicians, dancers, performers, students, and more) designed to help calm suicidal thoughts and ease suffering. We advocate for committing to life. YGT programming is designed to keep our creative community connected and informed, helping to build mindful, healthy habits around mental health and self-care.

YGT is directed by a New Orleans Musicians’ Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) community health task force in collaboration with local, national, and international mental health and performing arts medicine partners. Our community-based programming is anchored by our medical clinic offerings, including a range of mental health providers (which NOMC patients have access to regardless of insurance status) and partnering substance abuse agencies.

Our intention is to increase access to trusted resources that are confidential, supportive, and clinically effective and create healthy cultures by fostering hope and social connection for our valued creative artists.

Get involved: come to a YGT event, follow us on Instagram, or sign up for our weekly e-letter!

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Building Resilience
COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

Recommended Crisis Resources

Local New Orleans

Metropolitan Human Services District (24/7)
Call (504) 826-2675

Via Link (24/7)
Call 211 or (504) 269-COPE (2673)  |  Chat online at vialink.org

National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7)
Call 1-800-273-8255  |  Chat online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat

Crisis Text Line (24/7)
Text NAMI to 741741

SAMHSA National Helpline for individuals/families facing mental health or substance use disorders (24/7)
Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth (24/7)
Call 1-866-488-7386

Trans Lifeline for Transgender Community (9 am–3 am CST)
Call 1-877-565-8860

Veterans Crisis Line (24/7)
Call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) | Chat Online | TEXT 838255

OUR APPROACH

COMPASSION

It’s ok to speak up and you are not alone. The YGT community is mindful of the difficulties our performers face and are here as a resource for care and connection.

COMMUNITY

Together we are stronger. We realize it can be difficult to reach out and we strive to create an inclusive community with open conversation and support.

CONNECTION

Social connection and togetherness is a fundamental part of mental health support. YGT programming and events invite you to engage with and contribute to your community.

YGT MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

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10 ways to help you move towards the light

Food For Thought

Anxiety reduction via nutrition

YGT Speak Up

Hear from YGT community members

Aiding Friends With Depression

How to recognize a friend or loved ones need for help

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