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Links & Resources

Crisis Hotlines:

Louisiana Rape Crisis Centers
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Louisiana Spirit Hurricane Recovery Program, Crisis Counseling Program
Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
Metropolitan Battered Women's Program

Metro New Orleans Hotline: 504-837-5400 (accept collect crisis calls)
Statewide Hotline: 1-888-411-1333
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children

NO/AIDS Task Force
Hotline: 1 800 99 AIDS 9 (Statewide)
Hotline: 504 821 6050 (Local)
Phone: 504 821 2601
Fax: 504 821 2040 (fax)


Via Link
24 hours / 7 days
(504) 269-COPE (2673)
1-800-749-COPE (2673)
211 Information & Referral Youth Link
(504) 895-2550



The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders..

The HelpGuide isPractical, motivating information you can use to help yourself and others. Take control of your mental health, relationships, and lifestyle choices.
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the prevention, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders and to improve the lives of all people who suffer from them.”


Resources for Individual with Developmental Disabilities

The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is committed to ensuring quality services, serving as the single point of entry into the developmental disabilities services system.


Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Councils receive federal funds to conduct advocacy, capacity building and systems change activities to promote the self determination, independence, productivity, integration and inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.  There is a DD Council in every state and U.S. territory





Medicaid:  For Manual Applications


Medicaid: For Online Application Submission


Social Security  Benefits Application


Veterans Suicide Hotline

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their loved ones with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

For free, confidential support call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255.


River Oaks Hospital (Trauma Stablization Program)

Hotline: 24/7 days  1-800-366-1740


Sexual Assault Response and Assistance

(SARA) Center
Phone: (504) 837-5400
Crisis Line: (888) 411-1333


National Suicide Hotlines

  • CRISISLINK Hotline:  800.784.2433

  • USA National Suicidie Hotlines:



         1.800.442.4673  Spanish


Veterans- Make the Connection—with other people, with resources, with symptoms and experiences, and with treatment and support. View information on issues that might be affecting your life, view real stories of strength and resilience from fellow Veterans and family members, and easily find and access support.

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions, and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research, and service.

People with co-occurring disorders also referred to as dual diagnosis, have both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. 

Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look forward to continued successes in the years ahead.

Addiction Center No matter where you live, there is a drug rehab center that can help you overcome your addiction. We can help you find treatment based on your location, budget, and specific needs and help you get started quickly.

In the case of a Mental Health Emergency; please follow these steps:
  1. Call 911 and provide detailed information.
  2. Go to the nearest Emergency Room.
  3. Contact Your Therapist, leave a detailed message, and someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Hurricane Preparedness & Emergency Resources 

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