Healing Hands Blog 

  • Falling into the Spirits

    October, 2018- A Month in Review by: Brandon Curran: NOHC Marketing and Events Manager   We have been busy, y’all. After an extremely eventful October, we are thrilled to look back and see the wide-range of groups, events and happenings throughout our Healing Center space that allow us to continue to grow and develop as […]

  • Gaining Traction in this Hot Sun

    July, 2018- A Month in Review by: Brandon Curran: NOHC Marketing and Events Manager As the hot summer months slowed life for much of the city, The New Orleans Healing Center continued to move forward in full swing throughout the month of July. We saw beautiful successes within The Healing Center, our silos and many […]

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 8

    Khalilah Collins from Making Connections New Orleans joins our show to discuss her work of mental health in black boys and black men in the St. Roch area. She also discusses the factors that lead to poor mental health in New Orleans including: high unemployment rates, poor cultural competency trainings and an inequitable economy.

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 6

    Nikki Napoleon and Brandon Brooks stop by to discuss their involvement with Brotherhood Incorporated and its associated N2 study for HIV rates for Black Men. We also talk about their involvement with the LGBTQ community of New Orleans and their recent LGBT Homeless Outreach event at The New Orleans Healing Center.

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 5

    Jim Meadows- Director of NOAGE (New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders) joins us to talk about the organization’s outreach work for LGBT folks over 50 and how he and NOAGE navigate the various social and political roles of this diverse community.

  • Opening Our Doors a Little Wider

    May, 2018- A Month in Review by: Brandon Curran: NOHC Marketing and Events Manager It’s been a busy spring at The New Orleans Healing Center. With an increased focus on community outreach projects and teaming up with some fantastic community organizations, The Healing Center opened its doors to many new faces and continued to breakdown […]

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 3

    Pres Kabacoff, Co-President to the Board of the Directors of The New Orleans Healing Center and Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for HRI Properties, stops by for an honest and frank conversation on current St. Claude development, The Healing Center founding and his opinion on the future of the Downtown neighborhoods.

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 2

    ‘Shoeless’ Eric Pollard from The Affordable Healing Arts stops by to talk about his Jin Shin Jyutsu practice, happenings at The Affordable Healing Arts and what makes him so passionate about being shoeless.

  • St. Claude Connection | Ep. 1

    John Calhoun from The New Orleans Food Co-operative and Mark Quinn from Agrowtopia discuss urban farming, food deserts and the future for New Orleans’ local food systems.

  • NONPROFIT OFFICIAL

    April, 2018- A Month in Review by: Brandon Curran: NOHC Marketing and Events Manager   It’s all happening, Y ’all! The New Orleans Healing Center is officially a 501c3 nonprofit! After an extensive amount of work and support of our staff, Board Members and founders, The New Orleans Healing Center has officially been approved nonprofit […]

  • More Than Just Spine Pain

     Affordable Healing Arts Welcomes Chiropractor Dr. Rueben Carter, D.C. By: Brandon Curran; NOHc Marketing and Events Manager The world of chiropractic work is rapidly growing and Dr. Rueben Carter, D.C. is excited to be a part of that growth. Dr. Carter recently started Integrative Spine Care & Wellness inside The New Orleans Healing Center’s Affordable […]

  • 2017: A Year in Review

    Healing Center Grew to New Heights with Increased Focus on Community Health, Local Arts/Culture and Diversity/Inclusion by: Brandon Curran: NOHC Marketing and Events Manager The New Orleans Healing Center reached new heights in 2017. First and foremost, The Healing Center was excited to become fully occupied with all its leasable spaces. The Healing Center selects […]

  • Individual Attention and Affordable Care; The Purr-fect Approach for Your Pet’s Health and Medical Needs

    The Healing Center Welcomes Veterinarian, Dr. Charlotte Milazzo with New Orleans Animal Health By: Brandon Curran; NOHc Marketing and Events Manager Dogs, cats, horses, birds and rats; Dr. Charlotte can see them all. After over a decade of enjoying the privilege of practicing at several clinics throughout the city and metro area, she recently moved […]

  • Bouncin’ with a Creole Commitment

    Bounce Fitness Founder Opens The Moe Joe Gallery at The Healing Center Ask most people what they do for a living and they will give you the rehearsed one-line answer about their daily tasks. Ask Moe Joe from Bounce Fitness what she does for a living and expect a full embrace of her commitment to […]

  • Tapping Away The Pain

    Sitting Down with Dr. Gail Gillespie from Affordable Healing Arts   Before writing this article, I expected to be interested in Dr. Gillespie’s practice as a licensed psychologist; what I learned and experienced was much more inspiring and healing than I could have ever imagined.  Dr. Gillespie has been with AHA! (Affordable Healing Arts) – […]

  • Engaging with Produce

    Engaging With Produce The New Orleans Food Coop Opens First-Ever Farmer’s Market by: Brandon Curran; NOHC Marketing and Events Coordinator Customers at the New Orleans Food Coop all definitely know Richard Siday. Richard has been working as The Produce Manager at The New Orleans Food Coop for less than a year; but his sights are […]

  • Can The Faith Community Save New Orleans?

    Can The Faith Community Save New Orleans Faith Leaders and Media Discuss Topics around New Orleans Sacred Music Festival by: Orissa Arend; Media Representative   That was the question posed to a group of 15 or so mostly Black religious leaders and a few media representatives at the Spotted Cat Food and Spirits in the […]

  • “Healing Lives for Under Twenty Dollars”

    “Healing Lives for Under Twenty Dollars” The Healing Center Welcomes “Oldies But Goodies” by: Brandon Curran; NOHC Marketing and Events Coordinator   Many members of The New Orleans Healing Center community will note the spiritual energy they feel when entering the premises. For Queen, those spirits can be felt from her childhood. Queen recently opened […]

  • “Commitment Far More than a Soundbite”

    Talking with Our Favorite Superhero; Captain Black by: Brandon Curran; NOHC Marketing and Events Coordinator   Most people could not dub themselves as a superhero and get away with it. However, most people are not Nadra Enzi, otherwise known as Captain Black. Captain Black has been involved with various ventures in The New Orleans Healing […]