NE Delta HSA Announces Publication of Behavioral Healthcare Trends Article

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The article, entitled “Three Major Trends that Will Impact Behavioral Healthcare in Northeast Louisiana in 2016,” cites critical trends that are not only pertinent to healthcare providers and citizens in northeast Louisiana, but also of interest to audiences statewide.

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“In a time of budget uncertainty and possible Medicaid expansion, we will continue to seek innovative ways to serve our citizens who may need mental health, addictive disorder and developmental disabilities treatment and services.” - Dr. Monteic A. Sizer

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) announced today the publication of a new article that cites top behavioral healthcare focus areas for 2016.

The article, entitled “Three Major Trends that Will Impact Behavioral Healthcare in Northeast Louisiana in 2016,” cites critical trends that are not only pertinent to healthcare providers and citizens in northeast Louisiana, but also of interest to audiences statewide.

The article includes trend areas such as preventing service gaps that a possible Louisiana Medicaid expansion could create; the need for expanded, holistic healthcare integration; and the importance of dialogue and active work with law enforcement entities in regard to behavioral healthcare treatment.

Click here to read this article on the NE Delta HSA website.

“According to the World Health Organization, mental health and well-being are fundamental to our collective and individual ability as humans to think, emote, interact with each other, earn a living and enjoy life. NE Delta HSA takes seriously its role to significantly improve mental health wellness in our region.”

-Dr. Monteic A. Sizer, NE Delta HSA Executive Director

About Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA)
Northeast Delta HSA directs the operation of community-based programs to improve the quality of life of people with major mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive disorders. Northeast Delta HSA is devoted to deliver programs and services that encourage people to reach their true human potential. Three tenets guide our efforts: excellent customer service, greater access to services and competent, quality care. Northeast Delta HSA serves citizens in 12 parishes of northeastern Louisiana: Caldwell, East Carroll, West Carroll, Ouachita, Lincoln, Madison, Franklin, Morehouse, Jackson, Tensas, Richland and Union. For more information, please call 318-362-3270.

Contact:
Jill Hirsekorn |Northeast Delta HSA Public Information Director
2513 Ferrand Street, Monroe, LA 71201 | Phone 318-362-5482
NE Delta HSA website
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