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Mental Health & Substance Use Recovery Resources: Resources from CAHS

This guide contains a directory of community resources for mental health & substance use recovery. You can also use this guide to explore library resources related to mental health and substance use disorders. Join the voices for recovery by reading from

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Capital Area Human Services (CAHS)

Capital Area Human Services logo

The mission of Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) is to facilitate person-centered recovery by empowering people of all ages with behavioral health needs and developmental disability challenges to strengthen relationships, establish independence, and enhance their ability to improve their physical health and emotional wellbeing.

Their services include:

  • Adult Mental Health & Addiction
  • Children/Adolescent Emotional Health & Substance Abuse
  • Prevention Services
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Supports & Other Services

Capital Area Human Services
4615 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Administrative Offices
Phone: (225) 922-2700
Toll-free: (866) 628-2133

Main EBR Parish Clinic
Phone: (225) 925-1906
Toll-Free: (800) 768-8824
Fax: (225) 362-5356

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Greater Baton Rouge Area Referral Resource Guide and Primary Care & Behavioral Health Services Directory

A Story of Hope: Whitney Pike

OPAL Project: Me By Design

OPAL Project: #MeByDesign

Quote: Be bold enough to design your life #mebydesign

"#MeByDesign is all about you. By design. Right here is where you can find out about all of the great things teens are doing in your parish and everywhere else – from dancing to debating to dirtbiking – to express themselves and connect with others. And just as important, those things that we love to do are the same things that keep us focused on our dreams and away from alcohol, tobacco and drugs." From: http://mebydesignla.com/

Opioid Prevention Alliance for Ladies and Girls (OPAL) Project

For more information about the Opioid Prevention Alliance for Ladies and Girls (OPAL) Project, contact: 

Dawn Chanet Collins, Project Coordinator

Phone: (225) 922-0055

Email: Dawn.Collins3@la.gov