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All FPHSA Outpatient Clinics and Offices will be closed on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, due to the extreme weather conditions.

If you or a loved one experiences a behavioral health crisis during this time, you can access our after-hours/ emergency line by dialing 1-855-268-1091 or “211”. You may also access crisis chat at www.vialink.org. Text Chat is also available by texting “TXT211” to 504-777-EASE (3273).

If you have a medical emergency, please go to the nearest Emergency Room or dial 911. The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is 988.

Please continue to check back here for any updates as we continue to monitor the weather and travel safety conditions.


These links are external to FPHSA.org.

Louisiana Crisis Response System

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

Behavioral Health Crisis Care: 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; visit The Ness Center at 23699 Quail Lane, Mandeville, LA 70448, or call 985-334-4040 or 985-334-4060.

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 

ZERO Suicide (Suicide Prevention Information)

College Suicide Prevention Guide

Important Telephone Numbers

        Essential Community ServicesDial “211” 

       National Suicide Prevention HotlineDial“988” or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Emotional Support, Crisis Intervention,
and Suicide Prevention)

       Emergency ServicesDial “911” (Physical Danger such as EMS, Fire Department, or Police Officer)

      Wondering when to call 211, 988, or 911- click here for more information. 

      FPHSA Crisis Line 1-855-268-1091 or “211”
      Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860
      Military Veterans 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press 1
      Spanish Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Press 2

To Find a Local Hospital Click Here

Click Here to Find a Health Center Near You

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/.

Narcan and Harm Reduction Supplies- Click Here for a Statewide Map to Access These Supplies 

For Region 9:

Region 9 OPH- 15481 West Club Deluxe Rd. Hammond, LA, 70803, 985-543-4165

Livingston Parish Fire Protection District #4 – 9760 Florida Blvd., Walker, LA 70785, 225-664-7123

St. Helena Fire District #4 – 8352 Highway 37, Greensburg, LA 70441, 225-222-4723

Project ADAPT – 357 Austin St., Bogalusa, LA, 70427, M-F 8a-4:30p, 985-735-0160

Florida Parishes HSA – 835 Pride Drive, Suite B, Hammond, LA 70401, 985-543-4333

Start Corporation Community Health Center – 1505 N. Florida St., Covington, LA 70433, M-F 8a-4:30p, 985-900-1626

Start Corporation Community Health Center – 2150 General Perishing St., Mandeville, LA 70448, M-Th 8a-4:30p, F 7a-4:30p,

Dress U Up Mentorship Organization, 1010 Hwy441, Holden LA 70744, 985-474-1127, pittsdavid02@gmail.com

Other External Links:

Coroner’s Office by Parish:

These links are external to FPHSA Organizational Structure: