Frequently Asked Questions

How can my organization become a licensed substance abuse provider?

Treatment facilities and programs providing services in all modalities of care must have a current license and comply with the Behavioral Health Service Providers Licensing  Standards (LAC 48:I.Chapters 56, 57, and 74 and LAC 48.III. Chapter 5)

In order to become a licensed behavioral health service provider, an organization must apply through the LDH Health Standards Section.  Please find their contact information below:

LDH/Health Standards Section
P.O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
located at 628 N. 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed state holidays)

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