The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health is building upon its spring statewide listening tour with another series of public meetings this fall.

Listening Tour 2.0 is a series of regional meetings for individuals, community representatives and healthcare providers. 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.

All meetings are open to the public, and RSVP is not required for attendance. For more information, send an email to

From New Orleans to Shreveport and Monroe, the tour includes 18 different meetings at nine locations. All dates have separate meeting times for providers and community members. The chart below shows all the meeting dates, times and locations. If you are in need of sign language interpretation, email your request to