Get The Help You Need Today. Resources Are Available.
DOWNLOAD LaPAAC's "My Next Steps" pdf HERE
Make a plan of action before a mental health or addiction crisis occurs by taking these steps.
Substance Use Help
ATLAS- addiction treatment locator. Atlas was created to help people search for and compare addiction treatment facilities to find high-quality care for themselves or their loved ones. Atlas is managed by Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S.
This is a database of statewide resources such as mental health counseling, substance use treatment, public benefits, disaster assistance, services for former offenders, employment, housing, and many more.
Information for a crisis hotline and teen crisis text line
Teens in crisis or needing a place to go
Elevations RTC is an organization that provides mental health services for teens in Louisiana
Blue Fire Wilderness provides programs for troubled teens.
Acadiana Treatment Center is a psychiatric residential treatment center for teens.
Our Lady of the Lake provides behavioral health treatment services for adolescents.
This link will connect you to mental health and/or addictive treatment services in real time. https://louisiana.uniteus.com/get-help/
Crisis services for LGBTQ youth
Wellness Recovery Action Plan
Faces and Voices of Recovery
The Mighty is a safe, supportive community for people facing health challenges and those who care for them.
The HearMe app is available for both iPhone and Android. It connects you with someone who will listen
Louisiana suicide hotlines
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
List of International Suicide Hotlines
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
www.thecalmzone.net or UK residents call 0800-58-58-58
The Crisis Teen Textline serves anyone ages 13-22, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information through text message.
Louisiana Teen Crisis Text Line (Sponsored by: United Way)
Louisiana Department of Health:
Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode of Psychosis
Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) is designed to meet the needs of those experiencing First Episode Psychosis (FEP). The CSC model incorporates a comprehensive package of services including: medication/primary care, psychotherapy, case management, family education and support, and supported employment and education.
The following Local Governing Entities (LGE) provide coordinated specialty care for people who have been experiencing psychosis for less than 2 years:
Capital Area Human Services District
Parishes served: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana
Age Range for Eligibility: 14 – 40
Florida Parishes Human Services Authority
Parishes served: Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington
Age Range for Eligibility: 15 – 40, other ages on a case-by-case basis
Jefferson Parish Human Service Authority
Parish served: Jefferson
Age Range for Eligibility: 15 – 40
Metropolitan Human Services District
Parishes served: Orleans, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines
Age Range for Eligibility: 12 – 21
South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority
Parishes served: Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary, and Terrebonne
Age Range for Eligibility: 12 – 35
Love is Respect: Visit www.loveisrespect.org/, text “LOVEIS” to 22522, or call 1-866-331-9474 to talk with a peer advocate to prevent and end abusive relationships
National Eating Disorder Association
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ or call 1-800-931-2237
Do you want to become a Peer Support Specialist? You can find information at: https://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/2578
Get in Touch
Louisiana Peer Action Advocacy Coalition is committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments or special requests? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out today!