Category: Crisis Response Program

Senior Credits Crisis Response Program with Life-Saving Care

Old habits are hard to break. No one knows this better than retired St. Tammany Parish residents Lou and Betty, married more than 60 years. Outwardly, Lou was known as a good friend, popular and active in his community. But inwardly, a problem haunted him for most of his marriage. Often and without warning, he

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Crisis Response Program Addresses Mental Health Needs in St. Tammany Parish

Over the past five years the suicide rate in St. Tammany Parish has risen over 30 percent. Last year, 39 people took their own lives in St. Tammany Parish and there were more than 480 attempted suicides. Based on last year’s statistics, about 17 out of every 100,000 in the parish committed suicide, which is

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