Behavioral Health

September 25, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health will be holding meetings this coming Friday in Terrebonne Parish to gather experiences, ideas and concerns about behavioral health services.
September 24, 2019
Today, the Louisiana Department of Health released Louisiana’s Opioid Response Plan, the first of its kind for the state. The plan aims to successfully reduce Louisiana’s opioid epidemic by implementing strategies to address the under-reporting of opioid deaths, enhance monitoring of opioid prescriptions and increase access to treatment services.
September 20, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health will be holding meetings this coming Tuesday in Hammond to gather experiences, ideas and concerns about behavioral health services.
September 20, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health will be holding meetings this coming Tuesday in New Orleans to gather experiences, ideas and concerns about behavioral health services.
September 19, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health will be holding meetings this coming Monday in Baton Rouge to gather experiences, ideas and concerns about behavioral health services.
September 16, 2019
This opportunity allows people with an interest in mental health and/or substance abuse a chance to share their ideas and concerns about their experiences with Louisiana’s behavioral health system.
September 09, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health on Friday wrapped up a three-day Opioid Action Summit that brought together hundreds of healthcare providers, subject matter experts and addiction treatment providers who are dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic.
September 05, 2019
Media is invited to join the Louisiana Department of Health's Opioid Action Summit's Town Hall discussion. The town hall session is open to the public. The summit is designed to bring awareness to and share ways to respond to the national opioid epidemic, which has had devastating consequences for Louisiana and the nation. In 2018, there were more than 450 opioid-involved deaths, a 184% increase over 2012. Staff from across the Department will appear alongside state and national experts on opioid abuse.
September 05, 2019
This September, the Louisiana Department of Health congratulates all Louisianans living a life in recovery. During Recovery Month, the Department of Health wants the public to know that recovery is possible by promoting resources that are available to anyone who needs help coping with an addiction or mental illness.
September 03, 2019
Media is invited to join the Louisiana Department of Health's Opioid Action Summit and Town Hall discussion. The town hall session on Friday is open to the public.
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