Behavioral Health

May 20, 2024
If approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, implementation is expected to begin on August 1.
May 07, 2024
The series brings awareness to substance use disorder and treatment among pregnant and postpartum individuals.
April 25, 2024
The purpose of this RFI is to solicit proposal information from qualified potential responders that can provide a Licensed Adult Residential Care Facility (18 and over) location that will act as transitional housing for the Severely/Persistently Mentally Ill (S/PMI) individuals with an array of services to those individuals discharging from facilities or accept referrals from all regions of the state, including State institutional care facilities, public and private hospitals, other state partners, community based service providers, legislators on behalf of constituents and family members.
April 19, 2024
No-cost Continuing Education Units are available for social workers, nurses and EMS professionals with registration and completion of the symposium.
March 18, 2024
This free event is for individuals wanting to learn more about the disease of addiction, youth mental health issues and solutions, regional programs and resources, and harm reduction.
December 27, 2023
The annual Synar Report describes the progress Louisiana and other states have made in enforcing youth tobacco access laws and future plans to reduce youth tobacco access rates as required by the federal Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 300x–26]. The law requires all states to have in effect a law making it unlawful for any manufacturer, retailer, or distributor of tobacco products to sell or distribute any such product to any individual under the age of 18, and to conduct random, unannounced inspections to ensure compliance with the law. States are required to report this information annually to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).
November 27, 2023
LDH was successful in completing 91.1% of its 45 goals and 92.5% of its 253 deliverables outlined in the FY 2023 LDH business plan titled "Invest: Teaming Up for a Stronger LDH and a Healthier Louisiana."
October 12, 2023
Notice of Meeting: House Resolution 248 Study Group Agenda for October 12, 2023
October 04, 2023
Notice of Meeting: House Resolution 248 Study Group Agenda for October 5, 2023