‘Coalition’ holds May meeting

Published 2:32 pm Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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The Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its May meeting at ADAPT in Bogalusa on Tuesday, May 25. The guest speaker was Charlette Minor with Rural Behavioral Health Services, located at 59448 Highway 10 W. in Bogalusa.

Rural Behavioral Health provides professional mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults. The agency also provides outpatient addiction treatment medication and therapy. An addictionologist oversees screening, assessment, and a treatment plan for individuals seeking services. Rural Behavioral Health is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and offers walk-in and telehealth visits. To schedule an appointment, call 985-732-0253.

Those in attendance included (in-person): Glory Davis, Rhonda Gunnell, Ginger Champagne, Rusty Fornea, Gloria Kates, LaDarrick Smith, Maddie Champagne, Pam Helton, Stephanie Seal, Wendy Henley, Charlette Minor, Sheri Eastridge and Rip Woodward; (via Zoom): Casey Fos, Dana Walker, Selina Gilliland, Brittney Costella and Wendy Castillo.

The next scheduled meeting for WPCHS will be on Tuesday, June 22, at 9:30 a.m. at ADAPT, located at 222 Memphis St. in Bogalusa. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Rusty Fornea at 985-735-0160.