Campus Assistance Program (CAP)


The mission of the LSUHSC Campus Assistance Program (CAP) is to support the mental, emotional, and physical well-being of students, faculty, staff, and immediate family members in order to promote the overall health and effectiveness of the LSUHSC-NO community.

The Campus Assistance Program is a free service provided by LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans to assist faculty, staff, residents, students, and their immediate family members in resolving personal, academic or work related problems.  Faculty, staff or residents who are enrolled or employed with LSUHSC-NO programs in other cities are also eligible for CAP services.

LSUHSC-NO recognizes that everyone, at sometime, needs a “helping hand” or assistance. Whether you have a simple or a complex problem, the Campus Assistance Program can help.

A counselor is on call 24 hours a day to assist in time of crisis. If you feel you have an emergency or need immediate assistance at any time, contact the counselor on call by following the instructions on the main line (504) 568-8888.







Contact Us

Human Development Center
411 S. Prieur St., Suite 233
New Orleans, LA 70112

*Appointments also available at the Dental School location - 
Call for further details.

(504) 568-8888


Types of Problems

CAP is a resource that offers individuals assistance with solving life, school, and work problems. Any problems, regardless of severity, that are interfering with one's peace of mind or personal effectiveness are appropriate to bring to this service. The counselors will work with you to either resolve the problem, or find the resources in the community to help you. The program also offers assistance to supervisors who are working with troubled individuals. Examples of problem areas include:

  • Crisis Management

  • Mental Health

  • Interpersonal / Family Relationships

  • Child / Adolescent Development

  • Workplace Conflict Resolution

  • Job Productivity

  • Career Satisfaction

  • Alcohol and Other Drug Use

  • Loss / Bereavement

  • Financial Difficulties





Use of program services is voluntary. All information conveyed during use of the services, including use of the service itself, is confidential.


Administrative Assistance Program and Formal Referrals

The Campus Assistance Program offers supervisory consultation and assistance making formal administrative, fitness for duty or violence in the workplace referrals.

For instructions on how to make a formal referral to the Campus Assistance Program, see "LSUHSC Supervisor's Instructions".



Services are provided at no cost to the client. If a referral is made to a resource outside of the Program, the cost of that service is the responsibility of the client. Such costs may be covered by health insurance.


Additional Resources:






Discover the Services Provided by Campus Assistance Program

Our Services

(504) 568-8888