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Upcoming Events

Community Acupuncture

Weekly on Thursdays

October – December 2021

Join Magnolia Yoga Studio & You Got This to de-stress and enjoy a healing session every Thursday at lunchtime. Community healing and full body acupuncture with acupuncturist Grant Sutton. Drop-ins are welcome for a 30-minute session. Donations of $2-$5 are encouraged but not required for participation. All are welcome. Please bring proof of vaccine or negative COVID test.

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.

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. We are creatives helping our community travel a mindful, healthy new path.

YGT is directed by a New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC) community health task force in collaboration with local, national, and international mental health and performing arts medicine partners. Our intention is to increase access to trusted self-care 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 to receive 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

Mental Health Hygiene Hacks For Creatives

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

YGT Weekly