Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health schedules statewide listening tour

ALEXANDRIA (KALB) - he Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health will be holding a series of regional meetings, or listening tour.

Each stop on the “Conversations on Behavioral Health” listening tour will allow individuals, community representatives and providers an opportunity to share with state officials their ideas and concerns about their experiences with the behavioral health system.

RSVP is not required for attendance, and all meetings are open to the public. For more information, email ldhlistens@la.gov.

From New Orleans to Shreveport and Monroe, the tour includes 15 different meetings at nine locations.

Note that some dates have separate meeting times for providers and community members. The list below shows all the remaining meeting dates, times:

February 12 - Alexandria
Provider Session: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Community Session: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
LSU - Alexandria, Caffey Annex
8100 La. 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302

February 14 - Baton Rouge
Provider Session: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Community Session: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Louisiana Department of Health
Bienville Building, Room 118
628 North 4th St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

February 19 - Lake Charles
Provider Session: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Community Session: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The Tower, 12th Floor Conference Room
1 Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70629

February 25 - Terrebonne
Provider Session: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Community Session: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
North Terrebonne Library
4130 West Park Ave.
Gray, LA 70359

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