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Community Health, Wellness & Safety Resources

Welcome to the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Community Health, Wellness and Safety Resource page. Below is a list of community programs, resources and web page links available in the Greater New Orleans area. If you are looking for a resource that is not listed, please contact Campus Assistance Program staff at (504) 568-8888.

If you have an emergency or need immediate assistance, please contact:

Campus Assistance Program
(504) 568-8888
LSUHSC New Orleans Campus Police
(504) 568-8999
Local Police Department
911
 

Hurricane Preparedness

Click here for important information regarding hurricane and disaster preparedness.

Click here to sign up for LSUHSC-NO emergency text or e-mail alerts.
 

Crisis Assistance

• VIA LINK Crisis Line & Community Resouce Directory
800-749-COPE (2673)
(504) 269-2673
211

• Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)

• Metropolitan Crisis Response Team (Orleans, St. Bernard & Plaquemines Parishes)
(504) 826-2675

• Mobile Crisis Services (Jefferson Parish)
(504) 832-5123

• Poison Control
800-222-1222

• Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

• SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Helpline
800-662-HELP (4357)
 

Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Hotlines

• Crescent House (Orleans Parish)
(504) 866-9554

• Metropolitan Center for Women and Children (Jefferson Parish)
(504) 837-5400

• National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800-787-3224 (for TTY)

• National Sexual Assault Hotline
800-656-HOPE (4673)
 

Support & Self-Help Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
New Orleans Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Debtors Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous
Parents Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous
The Compassionate Friends (Child Loss Bereavement)
 

Impaired Professional Committees

• Dental Health Professional Monitoring Program (DHPMP)
   AND

• Physician Health Program (PHP)
Offers a confidential, voluntary alternative to formal disciplinary action for physicians and dental professionals who are experiencing difficulties due to substance use, mental health, physical ailments, or disruptive behavior patterns.  For more information contact Julie Alleman.
888-743-5747

• Recovering Nurses Program (RNP)
Offers a confidential, voluntary alternative to formal disciplinary action for nurses who are experiencing difficulties due to chemical dependency or abuse. Nurses may also be mandated for RNP monitoring when there is disciplinary action. For more information contact Barbara McGill, MSN, BSN.
(225) 755-7546
 

Employee Assistance Professional Association of Greater New Orleans
The mission of the Employee Assistance Professional Association of Greater New Orleans (EAPA-NO) is to provide its members and their guests the opportunity to meet periodically to discuss matters of mutual professional interest, professional development, development of training programs, maintain EAPA program standards, provide community resources and open an avenue for the exchange of ideas. For more information or to visit the website click here.


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