Help and Resources for Addiction

Updated: May 22


Overdose calls have become one of the most common calls paramedics receive.
Overdose calls have become one of the most common calls paramedics receive.

BATON ROUGE, LA — Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration treatment locator.


SAMHSA provides a searchable national database to locate treatment and detox facilities based on your needs and location.

Website: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator?sAddr=Baton%20Rouge%2C%20LA%2070816%2C%20USA


  • Capital Area Human Services District

Baton Rouge

Phone: 225.925.1906 or 1.800.768.8824

Website: www.realhelpbr.com


Online Summary: “If you or someone you know has a problem with opioids (heroin or prescription pain medications), there is help available. Capital Area Human Services provides screening, assessment, and referral to detox and medication-assisted treatment for individuals with opioid dependence. Capital Area Human Services also provides a Vivitrol maintenance program, which includes medication and therapy as effective tools for preventing relapse in individuals who have stopped abusing opioids. Call (225) 925-1906 for more information.”

  • Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital

Baton Rouge

Phone: (225) 300-8470


Website: https://batonrougebehavioral.com/

Online Summary: “Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital is licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and accredited by The Joint Commission. Our team of doctors, therapists, nursing staff, and administration meet strict academic & experience standards, and are trained to deliver compassionate, patient, understanding care.

We believe in providing our clients with an environment which addresses each individual’s unique physical, emotional, and social needs, while adapting to their changes as they happen. Each person at BRBH has their own limits and goals, which are carefully prepared for and tailored around during their care.”

  • Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center and Detox Center:

Baton Rouge

Phone: (225) 389-3325

Website: N/A

Summary: “The Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center, Inc. (BRAADC) offers a lifeline to adult men and women suffering from substance abuse/addiction through providing non-medical detoxification services to anyone entering voluntarily. BRAADC is a 24-hour in-patient detoxification center with 29 beds for those individuals who are 18 years or older and who have used drugs and/or alcohol within the last 7 days. We are a non-profit organization [IRS status 501c(3)] with a 17-member volunteer Board of Directors.”


Baton Rouge

Phone: (225) 389-3325

Website: N/A

Summary: “The Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center, Inc. (BRAADC), offers a lifeline to adult men and women suffering with substance abuse/addiction through providing non-medical detoxification services to anyone entering voluntarily. BRAADC is a 24 hour in-patient detoxification center with a capacity of 29 beds for those individuals who are 18 years or older and who have used drugs and/or alcohol within the last 7 days. We are a non-profit organization [IRS status 501c(3)] with a 17 member volunteer Board of Directors.”


Online Summary: “Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center is based on the Traditions and Principles of the 12-step programs and the founding Oxford Group. The Four Absolutes –Honesty, Unselfishness, Love, and Purity and the guiding keys of the Beatitudes were the basics of the Oxford Group from which AA and other 12-steps programs originated. Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center parallels the founding Oxford absolutes, the keys or attitudes to happiness, and the guiding principles of the 12 Step Programs into the four phases of their treatment.


Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center views alcoholism and/or addiction to be a manifestation of underlying issues that, if not addressed, the person will not recover or remain in recovery. Consequently, treatment involves a holistic approach addressing the interrelated components of the personality, which includes the spiritual, the mental, the emotional, the social, the physical, and the volitional or the will power of the person.”

  • Townsend

Multiple Locations

Phone: (888) 709-1804

Website: https://townsendla.com/

Online Summary: “Townsend uses a unique way of approaching treatment for addiction involving drugs or alcohol. We view addiction as a chronic disease of the brain. Getting addiction help at a Townsend outpatient or residential treatment center is unlike programs anywhere else. We treat addiction as a medical condition using The Townsend Way. This approach is the guiding principle and innovative medical treatment model that shapes our perspective on treating addiction as a brain disease. We can help you or your loved one feel better fast with professional addiction care and affordable services at one of our nine (9) treatment locations throughout South Louisiana.”

  • O’Brien House

Baton Rouge

Phone: 225-344-6345

Website: https://obrienhouse.org/

Online Summary: “O’Brien House was established in 1971 to serve adult recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. The center was named for Paul S. “Pat” O’Brien, who spent 53 years working with alcoholics and educating the public about the disease of alcoholism. Through the years, O’Brien House has drawn the appreciation and support of the Baton Rouge community.


Over the past 40 years, the services of O’Brien House have evolved into a more comprehensive continuum of care that includes treatment, prevention, and community development initiatives.”

  • Cataldie Clinic

Baton Rouge

Phone: (225)-757-8044