Adult Behavioral Health Services

Every year $9.9 billion is spent to hospitalize people with the five most common mental health and substance abuse diagnoses. Volunteers of America North Louisiana operates a day program and several residential facilities to assist those with mental illness better integrate into the community and stay out of the hospital.

Outcomes 2017-18:

225 people served
0 emergency room visits
97% stayed in their homes and out of the hospital.

Community Behavioral Health Services

Contact: Jeannie Kanode, Program Director
856 Texas Street
Shreveport. LA 71101
318-429-6979

These outpatient and community-based services are for adults who have been dealing with a serious mental illness for at least six months. Services help reduce symptoms of mental illness, develop healthy relationships, and provide crisis support. These services can be paid for through Louisiana Medicaid.

Vision of Hope

Everyone needs a community. Vision of Hope is a client-driven support center that  increases access to other community resources while empowering clients to take their own responsibility for their recovery. Provides a place for self-help, advocacy, resource/referral information, formal/informal education, and recreational activities.

Vision supports mental health clients in recovery by promoting independent living and contributing to the community through meaningful activities including employment, volunteer work or internships.  Drop ins are welcome. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday at 856 Texas Ave.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VISION OF HOPE PROGRAM WISH LIST

Behavioral Health Housing

Contact: HOPE Connections, 2350 Levy St.
Phone: (318) 670-4591