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Information current as of May 13, 2013.
Community Mental Health Center (Monroe Behavioral Health Clinic)

Health and Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health

The Monroe Behavioral Health Clinic provides outpatient services to adults with serious mental illness and children/youth with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances and acute crises.  Services include assessment and referral, psychiatric and psychological evaluations, individual and / or group, family counseling, and medication management.  The Monroe Mental Health Clinic provides services to Ouachita and Morehouse Parishes.  The center hours are 8:00-4:30 M-F.

A 24-hour number is available for after office hours and weekends.  The number for adults (18 and older) is 1-800-256-2522 and the number for children is 1-866-426-4414.

Services Provided:

Screening: a brief history and review of symptoms to determine the most appropriate course of action: referral to other community resources or admission to clinic.

Assessments:

  • Psychosocial: a comprehensive social history that informs the treatment planning process within a cultural context that is performed by a licensed clinician (social worker, professional counselor, RN) or someone under their supervision.
  • Psychiatric: a comprehensive interview covering social and medical history, symptoms, mental status, etc. in order to form a working diagnosis that is performed by a psychiatrist (medical doctor specializing in psychiatry) or another professional under their supervision.
  • Psychological: specific tests that can evaluate for a variety of psychological constructs: I.Q., personality functioning, neurological functioning, emotional symptoms, etc. that is performed by a licensed psychologist (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) or someone under their supervision.

Treatments:

  • Individual Counseling: may include a variety of methods utilized by a licensed mental health professional or someone under their supervision with a single, identified client with a focus on the resolution of psychological/emotional symptoms and/or improved functioning according to treatment plan.
  • Group Counseling: similar to individual counseling with the exception of other clients being included, offering the added benefit of the therapeutic interaction of the group.
  • Medication Management: Monitoring of symptoms and side effects to evaluate the effectiveness of medication in the resolution or improvement of psychological/emotional symptoms that is generally performed by RN or M.D.

Contracted Services vary in availability throughout the region.  Examples of programs include: supported housing, employment, transitional living, residential, respite services, consumer care resources, transportation, case management, intensive outpatient, crisis services for children, Crisis Intervention Training program and others.  Please call for availability and criteria for access.

For additional information please contact the center directly using the information provided below.


Contact Information
Dan Bounds, Manager
( 318 ) 362 - 3339
Locations
Community Mental Health Center (Monroe Mental Health Clinic) ADULT
Physical Address
4800 S Grand St
Monroe, LA 71210
Mailing Address
4800 S Grand St
Monroe, LA 71210
Primary Phone Number: ( 318 ) 362 - 3339
Secondary Phone Number: ( 800 ) 256 - 2522
Fax Number: ( 318 ) 362 - 3336
Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Community Mental Health Center (Monroe Mental Health Clinic) WOMAN & CHILD
Physical Address
3200 Concordia St
Monroe, LA 71210
Mailing Address
3200 Concordia St
Monroe, LA 71210
Primary Phone Number: ( 318 ) 362 - 5188
Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed