Behavioral Health

July 07, 2009
BATON ROUGE— Gov. Bobby Jindal today signed into law HB 837, which will improve and strengthen the planning and delivery system for mental health and addictive disorder services. House Bill 837 creates the Office of Behavioral Health within the Department of Health and Hospitals by merging two existing offices, the Office for Addictive Disorders and the Office of Mental Health.
May 04, 2009
Children in Crisis: Promising Strategies, Promising Solutions
February 26, 2009
Baton Rouge – A 2008 study conducted for the Department of Health and Hospitals revealed as many as 100,000 Louisiana citizens struggle with problem gambling every day.
January 03, 2009
This report summarizes the findings from the 2008 Louisiana Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS), a survey of 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students conducted in the fall of 2008 and January of 2009.
January 03, 2009
The Louisiana CCYS was originally designed to assess students’ involvement in a specific set of problem behaviors, as well as their exposure to a set of scientifically validated risk and protective factors identified in the Risk and Protective Factor Model of adolescent problem behaviors.
January 03, 2009
This report summarizes the findings from the 2008 Louisiana Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS), a survey of 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students conducted in the fall of 2008 and January of 2009. The results for the State of Louisiana are presented along with comparisons to past years results for State of Louisiana.
January 03, 2009
These reports summarize the findings from the 2008 Louisiana Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS), a survey of 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students conducted in the fall of 2008 and January of 2009.
December 16, 2008
The Department of Health and Hospitals issued a response today to the Public Affairs Research Councils brief on Louisiana Health First, a broad effort to overhaul the states health care system for the poor and uninsured.
December 16, 2008
Electronic Behavioral Health Record Implementation in Louisiana - Rev. 12.15.08 Opportunity Announcement / Solicitation for Technical Assistance
December 16, 2008
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, or DHH, has received $2.7million to help the Louisiana Spirit Hurricane Recovery program to continue crisis counseling services after Hurricane Gustav.