CAHS to host opioid treatment & alternatives meeting Friday

WVLA - Louisiana’s growing opioid epidemic is causing death and destruction in our communities but the Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) is hoping to make a difference. 

CAHS will host a regional behavioral health collaborative meeting on Friday, April 6, in an effort to combat the opioid crisis. The meeting is scheduled at the Capital Area Human Services, 4615 Government Street, in Baton Rouge, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., in room 200.

Topics include learning the appropriate use of opiates and alternatives in pain management, an update on the Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) grant for opioid treatment, and an overview of services from three centers offering various types of opioid treatment in the Baton Rouge area.