Resources

SAMHSA The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
AA Central Office of Shreveport LA
North Louisiana Area of Narcotics Anonymous
Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Behavioral Health
Louisiana Association for Compulsive Gambling
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Louisiana
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health

 

 

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Support Group

The purpose of the group is to provide family of people with Physicians Behavioral Hospitalmental illness information on community resources and support from other family members. The group meets on the first and third Monday of each month at Broadmoor Baptist Church and is facilitated by NAMI trained family members. For more information, please visit www.naminwla.org, or call Dr. Robin Steed at 318.813.2956.

Mental Health Advocate

The Mental Health Advocacy Service (MHAS) is an independent state agency which provides free legal services under Louisiana’s Mental Health Law for indigent patients who are hospitalized due to mental illness or substance abuse. MHAS also protects patients’ rights and provides information on the Mental Health Law to consumers, hospitals, and the public. Established by the state legislature in 1977 as part of its reform of the Mental Health Law, MHAS has six regional offices staffed by eleven attorneys and six legal secretaries.

Shreveport
2620 Centenary Blvd.
Bldg. 2, Suite 231
Shreveport, LA 71104
(318)676-7332
Fax (318)676-7345