Odyssey House Louisiana (OHL) is a nonprofit behavioral health care provider with an emphasis on addiction treatment. OHL was established in 1973 as a nonprofit residential substance abuse treatment facility with the mission of empowering people to conquer addiction. Today, Odyssey House offers a professional, structured and caring Therapeutic Community with comprehensive services and effective support systems that enable individuals to chart new lives and return to their communities as contributing members.
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2438 Governor Nicholls
New Orleans, LA 70119
Odyssey House Louisiana's Outpatient facility operates 12 hours a day, five days a week. The hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. OHL's Outpatient Program provides substance abuse and mental health treatment services to ADULTS (18+) and ADOLESCENTS (12-17).
Clients may be referred by other departments at OHL, probation officers, the court system, outside service agencies, family members, friends, or may be self-referred.
Adult Outpatient Services:
Examples of outpatient services include regular, ongoing substance abuse treatment and counseling offering individual and/or group sessions by licensed professionals. Services include: recovery readiness, 12-step model, rational recovery approach model, and aftercare. In addition to individual counseling sessions, each client will be offered group and family counseling services.
Mid-City Teens Program at Odyssey House:
Using the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach and Assertive Continuing Care models, we offer weekly hour-long individual sessions with the adolescent, including several sessions that involve the parent/caregiver.
These sessions focus on:
- Abstinence from alcohol and drugs,
- Participation in pro-social activities,
- Positive family relationships,
- Positive peer relationships,
- Effective care-giving; and,
- Other issues that affect sobriety and lifestyle choices.
For more information about OHL's Outpatient Programs, contact the program at (504) 708-4796.