2019 Children's Mental Health Awareness Family Fun Day

Crisis Intervention Training for
Law Enforcement Officers

SCLHSA and its partner agencies the St. Charles, Lafourche, and Terrebonne Sheriff’s Offices hosted a Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for Law Enforcement Officers the week of June 3-7, 2019. CIT is a free 40-hour training that is known nationally as the Memphis Model. The course provides law enforcement-based crisis intervention training for safe intervention with persons experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The training covered: foundations of mental illness and substance disorders, understanding persons with developmental disabilities, psychotropic medications, community resources, and practicums. Law Enforcement Officers from Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. John, St. Tammany, and Terrebonne Parishes completed the course.

Summer Recreation Camp

The Summer Recreation Camp was a FREE 5-day camp where children participated in various recreational activities along with presentations on life skills. The Event was sponsored by the Bayou L’Ourse Recreation District and SCLHSA.

2019 Children's Mental Health Awareness Family Fun Day