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Narcotics Addiction Resources

Narcotics Addiction Resources

Our country faces one of the biggest public health crises with the opioid epidemic. In 2016, there were approximately 2.1 million people who abused or were dependent on opioids, such as prescription painkillers.

Signs & Symptoms of Addiction

Signs and symptoms of addiction can appear in different ways. Some common symptoms include:

  • Physical: Having dilated and red eyes, looking pale or undernourished, experiencing a change in eating habits
  • Behavioral: Missing work or school and experiencing work or school problems, having disrupted sleeping patterns
  • Financial problems: Having debts and being financially strapped because of buying drugs you cannot afford
  • Emotional: Becoming excessively irritable and/or argumentative, defensive, rationalizing and offering alibis, excuses, or justifications for behavior, and blaming others

If you believe someone you love is addicted, please seek guidance from a professional. Addiction is a daily struggle and requires outside support.

Find a Counseling and Addiction Treatment Facility Near You

If you or a loved one is seeking help for substance abuse, please contact your local resources for assistance. The following local counseling and addiction treatment facilities may be able to provide help for you or your loved one.

South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority

521 Legion Ave.
Houma, LA 70364
(985) 858-2931
www.sclhsa.org

Terrebonne Addictive Disorders Clinic

5599 Hwy 311
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 857-3615
www.nsrdrugtreatment.com

New Start Recovery

214 High Street
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 223-4009
www.nsrdrugtreatment.com

Townsend

1340 W. Tunnel Blvd. #212
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 465-0006
www.townsendla.com/facilities/houma

Find a Suboxone Physician Near You

The following local physicians can prescribe suboxone to both alleviate withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings and to discourage drug abuse:

Dr. Joseph Gautreaux

459 Corporate Dr.
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 224-9961

Dr. John McCain

459 Corporate Dr.
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 224-9961

Dr. Michael Straney

6684 W Park Ave.
Houma, LA 70364
(985) 346-6761

Dr. Charon Gentile

259 Gabasse St.
Houma, LA 70360
(985) 326-2997

Dr. Jack Heidenreich

111 Acadia Park Dr.
Raceland, LA 70394
(985) 537-7575

Dr. Eddie Smith

103 Picciola Pkwy
Cut Off, LA 70345
(985) 325-6226

To find a treatment provider to treat opioid dependence, call Suboxone at (866) 973-4373.

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