A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
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Louisiana Treatment Centers

Louisiana AA Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings provide 12-step recovery solutions for those suffering from alcohol addiction, alcoholism and alcohol abuse situations that they are ready to take control of.  There is no charge to attend AA meetings and the only real requirement is for the user to have a desire to quit drinking. For a complete list of local AA meetings taking place in Louisiana, visit:  Louisiana AA

Al-Anon Family Groups

Often times, the loved ones and friends of those who suffer from alcoholism also suffer great tragedy and stress as a result of this terrible disease. Al-Anon family groups provide supportive care for those who know someone who is addicted to alcohol. When alcoholism is not your direct problem, but it causes you pain and undue stress, consider the help and support of an Al-Anon Family Group.

Louisana Al-Anon – A list of local Al-Anon groups and meetings with a complete printable schedule for Louisiana.

Mental Health Services

Louisiana Mental Health – The mental health services division for the state of Louisiana, providing quality mental health services for residents throughout the state.

NAMI Louisiana Mental Health Resources – Resources and referrals for mental health treatment and support in the state of Louisiana.

Abbeville General Hospital – Abbeville General Hospital offers community mental and behavioral health services to residents.

Baton Rouge General Behavioral Health – For mental health services in the Baton Rouge area including behavioral health care, treatment and support.

Anonymous Groups

Louisiana Narcotics Anonymous – A complete list of Narcotics Anonymous meetings and groups in the Louisiana area.

Bayou Recovery Area NA – Help for residents of Louisiana who are seeking recovery support for various types of drug addiction or substance abuse.

NA New Orleans Metro Meeting List – A list of NA meetings taking place in the New Orleans area.

North Louisiana Area NA – Narcotics Anonymous meetings taking place throughout the northern Louisiana area.

Cocaine Anonymous of New Orleans – Help for those suffering from cocaine addiction and in search of treatment or support services.

Louisiana Gamblers Anonymous Meetings – Local support and 12 step guidance for those in recovery from gambling addiction and compulsive gambling behaviors.

Marijuana Anonymous Louisiana – 12 step recovery groups and meetings for residents of Louisiana who are addicted to marijuana.

Louisiana Helplines

Various helplines are available to assist you in crisis.  Call any of the below helplines, toll-free any time for further assistance or support. If you are in crisis or if you know someone who needs help, don’t be afraid to call.

AIDS Hotline – (800) 992-4379

Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center – (800) 437-0303

Mobile Crisis Service – (504) 734-2112

Domestic Violence Hotline – 800-799-SAFE

Elderly Protective Services – 800-259-4990

Child Abuse Hotline – 855-4LA-KIDS

Treatment & Detox Guide

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Signs and Symptoms of alcohol addiction

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Canadians spend millions drinking just to sleep

Canadians are spending hundreds of millions of dollars every year self-medicating their insomnia with alcohol, a new study suggests. “We were very surprised to see that so many people use alcohol as a way to promote sleep, particularly because it has more detrimental than beneficial effects on sleep,” says Charles Morin, a professor of psychology….

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Proposition 5: Policy limits drug abuse

By JIM EGAR In early 2000, I watched as a 45-year-old African-American defendant was led out of court in handcuffs after having been sentenced to prison for possessing a tenth of a gram of cocaine. His wife, mother, employer and attorney asked the judge to send him for mandatory residential drug treatment with drug tests,….

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Understanding Why Long Term Addiction Treatment is Recommended

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Research suggests that people who attend long term addiction treatment are more likely to succeed in their recovery and to have a reduced chance of relapse following treatment. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “treatment approaches and individual programs continue to evolve and diversify, and many programs today do not fit neatly into….

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