Outpatient addiction treatment center fills major need for Louisiana

Beauregard Daily News - A new outpatient medication-assisted addiction treatment center located in Old Metairie is now open and seeing patients.

Longbranch Wellness Center is part of Longbranch Healthcare, which also includes an inpatient program at Longbranch Recovery Center in Abita Springs, and marks the largest investment in addiction treatment made in Louisiana in the past decade.

“The purpose of Longbranch Wellness is to offer convenient, compassionate outpatient addiction treatment close to home,” said Dan Forman, chief marketing officer of Longbranch Healthcare. “People struggling with the disease of addiction can now get support while living their normal life at Longbranch Wellness or recover in the privacy and luxury of Longbranch Recovery Center. There’s a solution for addiction. No matter what substance you are struggling with, we can help.”