Louisiana Treatment Centers

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The Addiction Problem in Louisiana

Louisiana is located in the southeastern portion of the US, bordered to the south by the Gulf of Mexico. The distinct multicultural population was influenced by Spanish, French, and African peoples.  Some of the attractions that bring millions of tourists to the state year-round include the Cajun cuisine, the French Quarter in New Orleans, and the annual Mardi Gras celebrations. This heavy tourist traffic brings increased opportunities for drug-related activities and crime.  More than 28 million people visited the state in 2015. Of course, many residents in Louisiana have contributed to the substance abuse problem as well.  

The bulk of drugs shipped through the state includes meth, cocaine, heroin, and marijuana. DTOs from Miami and Houston use the interstate highways in Louisiana to distribute their drugs.

Addiction Statistics in Louisiana

With a population of more than 4.5 million people, the chances for widespread drug-related problems are increased.  For instance, in Louisiana, about 7 percent of residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month.  In 2015, cocaine was the most prevalent drug of abuse outside of New Orleans.  In New Orleans, heroin is the most commonly abused substance.  Below are more statistics that help us realize the scope of drug problems in the state:

  • About 8.5% of adolescents aged 12-17 reported using illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, or meth in the past month.
  • More than 112,000 people aged 12 or older were dependent on cocaine, heroin, or meth within the past year.
  • 85,000 people aged 12-20 reported binge drinking alcohol in the past month.
  • About 238,000 adults over age 21 admitted heavy alcohol use in the past month.
  • More than 19,000 people aged 12-17 reported nonmedical use of opioids in the past year.
  • In 2014, about 17,000 treatment admissions were for illicit drug dependence.
  • Total past month marijuana use in Louisiana is 1,652,000 (includes ages 12 and older)

As with most larger cities in the U.S., Louisiana is experiencing a significant problem with meth-related crime and activity.  Also, heroin distribution has reached epidemic proportions in the state.  The heroin found in New Orleans is reported to have purity levels as high as 45%.  The high price of opiates has forced many people to seek cheaper alternatives such as heroin.  It’s not likely that substance abuse and addiction will go away completely.  But, with increased education and prevention programs, many lives will be spared.

Local Education and Prevention Programs

The state of Louisiana recently received a $371,616 award from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  The money is targeted for raising awareness about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.  The state has also implemented the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) which tracks prescriptions and helps prevent doctor-shopping.

Other organizations in the state that are also involved in education and prevention:

If you live in or near Louisiana and need information about drug rehab in this area, please call our toll-free number today.  We can help you choose the best treatment center for your needs.

Rehab Programs in Louisiana (LA)

Treatment ApproachesUnited StatesLouisiana
Substance abuse counseling approach99.2%98.0%
Relapse prevention96.3%96.0%
Cognitive behavioral therapy93.5%86.0%
Motivational interviewing92.3%90.0%
Anger management82.3%78.0%
Brief intervention approach81.5%76.0%
Trauma-related counseling78.0%62.0%
12-step facilitation approach74.7%94.0%
Contingency management motivational incentive55.4%58.0%
Dialectical behavioral therapy52.3%40.0%
Rational emotive behavioral therapy46.7%50.0%
Martix Model43.6%30.0%
Community reinforcement plus vouchers12.5%16.0%

Payment/Insurance AcceptedUnited StatesLouisiana
Cash or self-payment91.8%89.8%
Private health insurance70.0%34.7%
Medicaid63.7%34.7%
Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs53.1%79.6%
State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid47.7%18.4%
Medicare33.8%18.4%
Military insurance e.g. TRICARE33.0%10.2%
Access to recovery ATR voucher9.9%8.2%
IHS Tribal Urban ITU funds6.9%2.0%
No payment accepted2.8%4.1%

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648 Latiolais Drive, Breaux Bridge, LA, 70517

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128 Woodland Drive, La Place, LA, 70068

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1303 Line Avenue Suite 600, Shreveport, LA, 71101

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2829 4th Avenue Suite 200, Lake Charles, LA, 70601

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1910 Ruffin Drive, Monroe, LA, 71202

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11445 Reiger Road, Baton Rouge, LA, 70809

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1141 Whitney Avenue Building 4, Gretna, LA, 70056

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417 South Johnson Street, New Orleans, LA, 70112

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2116 North Bolton Avenue, Alexandria, LA, 71303

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615 Pride Drive, Hammond, LA, 70401

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7361 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA, 70805

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1314 North Lafitte, Abbeville, LA, 70510

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156 Choctaw Road, Sunset, LA, 70584

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809 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70501

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616 North 3rd Street, Monroe, LA, 71201

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3515 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA, 71201

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1101 SE Boulevard, Morgan City, LA, 70380

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1819 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802

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4103 Lac Couture Drive, Harvey, LA, 70058

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715 West Worthey Road, Gonzales, LA, 70737

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