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Louisiana Spirit touched the lives of survivors through over 3.5 million face-to-face services and over 26 million indirect services.

  • 585,000+ individual counseling sessions
  • 47,000+ group counseling sessions
  • 900,000+ phone and e-mail contacts
  • 3 million+ brief educational encounters
  • 26 million+ psychoeducational materials distributed

The program's services were delivered by a total of seven providers across the entire State, each designated to provide outreach and crisis counseling services to one or more "service areas." To hear survivors talk about how Louisiana Spirit services have helped them, click here.

Louisiana Spirit was a Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP). The CCP is authorized under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Management Agency, and administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services. The mission of the CCP is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the challenging effects of natural and human-caused disasters through the provision of community-based outreach and psychoeducational services.
Click here for more information about the CCP.