Behavioral Health

February 14, 2007
Baton Rouge --- Problem gambling is a serious issue in Louisiana facing as many as 200,000 of our state’s residents.
December 28, 2006
The Department of Health and Hospitals has learned that Louisiana has been selected as a pilot state for the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Family Network program. Louisiana is one of three states to receive this program that will help families receive the most effective and appropriate mental health services for their children.
December 22, 2006
In December, 17 law enforcement officers from Monroe and 15 from Lake Charles graduated from the first Louisiana Crisis Intervention Team trainings. This training and education opportunity teaches police, sheriffs and other officers how to deal effectively with situations that involve people with a mental illness or disability.
November 28, 2006
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has opened an adult residential shelter care facility located on the campus of Villa Feliciana Medical Complex outside of Jackson, Louisiana. Gateway House is surrounded by 120 fenced acres in the rolling hills of East Feliciana Parish.
November 20, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.
November 13, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.
November 09, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.
November 06, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.
November 03, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.
November 02, 2006
Gov. Blanco and DHH leaders are seeking input from Louisiana citizens through a series of public meetings across the state as they prepare Louisiana's Plan for Access to Mental Health Care.