Addiction Resources

If this is an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Florida Parishes Human Services Authority

The mission of the Florida Parishes Human Services Authority (FPHSA) is to direct the operation and management of public, community-based programs and services relative to mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive disorders and permanent supportive housing in the parishes of Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington.

Phone: 985-543-4333

Operation Angel – Covington Police Department

Any time of day, an addict can walk into any police station or Sheriff's Office in St. Tammany and ask for help. Then officers will facilitate their first step into recovery.

Phone: 985-892-8500

VIA Link (all parishes)

2-1-1 is a 24/7 helpline that provides comprehensive information and referral. Contact Center Specialists are trained to assist callers for a wide range of concerns including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, loneliness, interpersonal problems and financial issues.

Phone: Call 2-1-1 or 504-269-2673


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.

Phone: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Truth 180

Substance abuse programs using cognitive-behavioral, experiential, and traditional 12-step work. For Adults - Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Substance Abuse Program with group therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy. For Adolescents - Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Substance Abuse Program with group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, and multi-family therapy. Diversion programs for at-risk and delinquent youth are also offered.

Phone: 985-809-9900

Covington Behavioral Health

Inpatient Medical Detox

Phone: 877-254-5707

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), St. Tammany

Provides resources, support, education, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their loved ones. Monthly Support Groups for loved ones of individuals coping with a mental illness. Weekly Support Groups for those coping with mental illnesses. 12 week education class for loved ones of individuals coping with mental illnesses. 6 week education class for parents of a child suffering with a mental illness. 10 week education class for individuals living with mental illness. Resource library with current publications. Help individuals navigate the local mental health system.

Phone: 985-626-6538

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

The Crisis Intervention Team, or CIT, is a community initiative designed to improve the outcomes of police interactions with people. Through CIT law enforcement officers are trained on how to better respond to people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Phone: Call 911 and ask for CIT Officers

22nd Judicial Sobriety Court

Phone: 985-809-0547

22nd Judicial Drug Court

Phone: 985-809-0547