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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

Is youth drinking worse than we think?

The public perceives youth drinking in North Dakota as less of a problem than people who work closely with alcohol prevention, a new survey shows. Among adults surveyed in North Dakota, 41.3 percent perceived alcohol use by youths as a serious problem, according to the North Dakota Department of Human Services and Minot State University…..

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Fetal Alcohol Disorders Often Misdiagnosed as ADHD

ADHS FASD

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are often initially diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, since the two problems can manifest in similar ways, a new study shows. However, children with FASD have more difficulty interpreting social information than children with ADHD, and this results in more severe behavioral problems, the researchers found. The study….

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5 Reasons to Choose Long-term Drug Treatment Centers

Drug treatment

Long-term drug treatment centers offer important advantages for patients receiving treatment for substance abuse, especially those with chronic or severe addiction. Long-term treatment differs from short-term treatment mainly in its duration, which may last from 60 days to over a year, depending on the needs of the patient. Below are five reasons to choose long-term….

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Types of California Treatment Centers

The number of drug-induced deaths in California totaled out at 4,178 in 2006, according to a report by the California Drug Control Update. Within the same year, 4,306 people died in car accidents and 3,268 people died from firearm-related incidents. With drug-induced deaths coming in at a close second, this number amounts to 11.4 out….

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Book Explores World of High-Functioning Alcoholics

A new book provides insights into the lives of so-called “high-functioning alcoholics” and the special challenges faced by those who need treatment but lack the impetus of hitting rock-bottom, the New York Times reported May 4.Sarah Allen Benton, author of “Understanding the High-Functioning Alcoholic,” offers herself as an example: she holds a Master’s degree from….

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