Behavioral Health

July 10, 2003
Baton Rouge – The Department of Health and Hospitals’ Office for Addictive Disorders is inviting people throughout the state to a series of community meetings that address the issue of addiction. The goal of the meetings is to design strategies to combat alcoholism and drug dependency.
June 30, 2003
Baton Rouge – Home alone. These are words that cause concern for parents when they think about leaving their children unsupervised. Yet, the idle days of summer, when school is no longer in session, pose an increased threat to teens.
April 11, 2003
Although all areas of the state appear to have differing degrees of gambling problems, the New Orleans and Jefferson Parish areas appear to have greater instances of problem and pathological gambling.