Behavioral Health

September 27, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is hosting an opioid public forum, consisting of community-focused panels, at 8:30 a.m. October 5. The forum, supported by Capital Area Human Services District and faculty with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will be held at the Tracy Center, 1800 South Acadian Thruway in Baton Rouge.
September 24, 2018
This week, the Louisiana Department of Health received over $24 million in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the opioid epidemic in the state of Louisiana.
August 07, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Behavioral Health and Louisiana Public Health Institute present the 2018 Behavioral Health Symposium: Changing Practice, Changing Lives.
July 17, 2018
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers who will provide coordination, administration, and management of specialized behavioral health services to Louisiana Medicaid children and youth eligible for, or enrolled in, the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).
July 05, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking public input on key strategies to address Louisiana’s opioid epidemic. Over the past month, the Department of Health, in collaboration with local human services agencies, has held public meetings around the state.
June 07, 2018
The State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Department of Health announced an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to help ensure that people with serious mental illnesses have the opportunity to live in a community setting.
June 06, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), Eastern Louisiana Mental Health System(ELMHS), and Central Louisiana State Hospital (CLSH), is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified proposers to provide supplemental nursing services for one or both of the designated facilities, ELMHS and CLSH.
June 04, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking public input on key strategies to address Louisiana’s opioid epidemic. Over the next month, the Department of Health, in collaboration with local human services agencies, will hold a series of public meetings around the state.
May 30, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking public input on key strategies to address Louisiana’s opioid epidemic. Over the next month, the Department of Health, in collaboration with local human services agencies, will hold a series of public meetings around the state.
March 08, 2018
Gambling addiction plagues thousands of Louisianans, putting a strain on not only themselves but also their families, friends, co-workers and society as a whole. Any urge to continuously gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop is considered problem gambling.