These links are external to FPHSA.org.
Provided by The Ness Center:
Mobile Crisis Response: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Community Brief Crisis Support: Available as needed after Mobile Crisis Response or Behavioral Health Crisis Care
To access Mobile Crisis Response and Community Brief Crisis Support services, contact the individual’s MCO via their 24-hour behavioral health crisis lines:
Aetna Better Health: 1-833-491-1094
AmeriHealth Caritas of Louisiana: 1-844-211-0971
Healthy Blue: 1-844-812-2280
Louisiana Healthcare Connections: 1-844-677-7553
Mobile Opioid Response Team: 1-800-844-4925
United Healthcare: 1-866-232-1626
Important Telephone Numbers
Essential Community Services – Dial “211”
National Suicide Prevention Hotline – Dial“988” or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Emotional Support, Crisis Intervention,
and Suicide Prevention)
Emergency Services – Dial “911” (Physical Danger such as EMS, Fire Department, or Police Officer)
Wondering when to call 211, 988, or 911- click here for more information.
Tobacco Cessation Resources
Adult Tobacco Cessation Resources Available to Louisiana Residents:
Louisiana Tobacco Quitline (1-800-Quit-Now): is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and incorporates evidence-based strategies for tobacco cessation. The Louisiana Quitline provides telephone and web-based tobacco cessation coaching to all Louisianans, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), web and text messaging support, printed materials, and referral to community resources. For more information, please call 1800-QUIT-NOW or visit www.quitwithusla.org.
QuitWithUsLA: The website, www.quitwithusla.org, includes resources for those seeking to quit tobacco, as well as for those wanting to help our residents quit. QuitWithUsLA provides links for both residents and healthcare providers to access the benefits of quitting, web enrollment into the Louisiana Quitline, and the support line numbers for both the Louisiana Quitline and the Smoking Cessation Trust.
Youth Focused Tobacco Cessation Resources Available to Louisiana Residents:
Live Vape Free: The Live Vape Free youth texting program is free and available for teens ages 13 to 17. The program offers multimedia activities that includes videos, quizzes, self-assessments, flip cards, and podcasts. The support is text message based and will provide personalized and interactive coaching. Youth will also have access to a personal Quit Coach at anytime by texting the word “Coach”. The quit coaches will provide education, tools, and guidance to help youth initiate and sustain a quit attempt. Youth can enroll into the Live Vape Free program by texting ”VAPEFREE” to 873373 to get started.
The Louisiana Tobacco Quitline-Youth Support Program: The Youth Support Program (YSP) through the Louisiana Tobacco Quitline is a behavioral support service tailored to fit the needs and unique challenges faced by youth tobacco users. The Youth Support Program is free for all youth callers ages 13-17 and serves all types of tobacco users. Youth callers will receive 10 telephone or web coaching sessions. All calls will be completed with the same quit coach, who is trained in youth support. Visit www.quitwithusla.org, text “READY” to 200-400, or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to refer your patient or for more information.
Unfiltered Facts: Unfiltered Facts is a judgement-free nicotine prevention and cessation resource where teens can learn the straight facts about nicotine and get resources to quit. Unfiltered Facts empowers youth to make informed decisions around nicotine and tobacco use. Unfiltered Facts can be accessed at https://unfilteredfacts.com/.
Other External Links:
- Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
- Mental Health Resource Directory
- Telesage Outcomes Measurement System (TOMS)
- Southeast Louisiana area contraflow map
- Louisiana’s Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative
- Louisiana Department of Health
- Hurricane Preparedness – Get a Game Plan
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)
- STOPS (St. Tammany Outreach for the Prevention of Suicide)
- Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)
- Office of Behavioral Health
- Healthy Louisiana
- Medicaid website
- Healthy Workplace Toolkit
- Quit with Us, LA
- Narcotics Anonymous (narcotics.com)
- STD Testing
Coroner’s Office by Parish:
These links are external to FPHSA Organizational Structure: