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Well-Ahead Louisiana Community Resource Guide

Populated by Louisiana residents, the Community Resource Guide provides local resources for topics such as breastfeeding, diabetes prevention and management, health screenings, healthy eating, heart disease, physical activity, stress management, and tobacco cessation.

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CHRISTUS Health Smoking Cessation

1 Saint Mary Place, Shreveport, LA 71101

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CHRISTUS Highland Diabetes Education Center

1453 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71105

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CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center: Diabetes Education Center

1453 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71105

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CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick’s ACCESS Center

524 Dr. Michael Debakey Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601

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CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Diabetes Care: H.E.A.L. Diabetes Program-Alexandria

3330 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301

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CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Diabetes Care: H.E.A.L. Diabetes Program-Coushatta

1635 Marvel Street, Coushatta, LA 71019

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Chronic Disease Solutions – Smoking Cessation Program

2802 East Milton Avenue, Suite 100, Youngsville, LA 70592

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Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education

5131 O'Donovan Dr. Baton Rouge LA 70808

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City of Bogalusa Goodyear Fitness Park

Avenue B, Bogalusa LA 70427

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CM Farms Produce Farmers Market

252 CM Farms, Dry Creek, LA 70637

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CMAP Tobacco Cessation Counseling

1101 4th Street, Suite 101A, Alexandria, LA 71301

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CMAP Healthy Lifestyle Program

1101 4th Street, Alexandria, LA, USA

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Colfax Farmers’ Market

407 Main Street, Colfax, LA 71417

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Colfax Recreation Area RV Park and Campground

150 Control House, Colfax, LA 71417

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Community Food and Nutrition Program

4807 Highway 1, Napoleonville, LA 70390

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Community Health Fair

5101 North University Avenue, Carencro, LA 70520

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Community Humana Baton Rouge

10330 Airline Highway, Suite 1 & 2B, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Community Meditation

321 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Compass Behavioral Center

1510 Napoleon Street, Mamou, LA 70554

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Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

1051 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458

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CHRISTUS Health Smoking Cessation

Christus Health offers a free tobacco cessation guide and workbook as tools to help you in reaching your tobacco-free goals.  The purpose of these tools is to assist you in quitting forever, without the urge to start again.  In just three weeks, after starting this program, you can be free from tobacco usage.  Their  tobacco …

1 Saint Mary Place, Shreveport, LA 71101
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CHRISTUS Highland Diabetes Education Center

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is a critical element of care for people with diabetes. DSMES is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary for diabetes self-care, as well as activities that assist a person in implementing and sustaining the behaviors needed to manage his or her condition on an …

1453 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71105
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CHRISTUS Highland Medical Center: Diabetes Education Center

At CHRISTUS they offer expert diabetes care and education to you and your families. Their family nurse practitioners specialize in diabetes management and is available to assist in improving blood glucose control during hospitalization. While hospitalized, one-to-one educational sessions are available from our certified diabetes educators. The high-risk diabetic population includes people who are newly …

1453 East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71105
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CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick’s ACCESS Center

A direct line to mediate help at 337-431-7936– can call any day, anytime and the professionals with work to identify needs and match them with the appropriate care. Services include: emergency info and assistance; free, confidential assessments, 24 hours a day, details on hospital programs for behavioral health, info on state and local agencies and …

524 Dr. Michael Debakey Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
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CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Diabetes Care: H.E.A.L. Diabetes Program-Alexandria

CHRISTUS offers expert diabetes care and education to you and your families. Their family nurse practitioners specialize in diabetes management and is available to assist in improving blood glucose control during hospitalization. While hospitalized, one-to-one educational sessions are available from our certified diabetes educators. The high-risk diabetic population includes people who are newly diagnosed, have …

3330 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301
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CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital Diabetes Care: H.E.A.L. Diabetes Program-Coushatta

CHRISTUS offers expert diabetes care and education to you and your families. Their family nurse practitioners specialize in diabetes management and is available to assist in improving blood glucose control during hospitalization. While hospitalized, one-to-one educational sessions are available from our certified diabetes educators. The high-risk diabetic population includes people who are newly diagnosed, have …

1635 Marvel Street, Coushatta, LA 71019
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Chronic Disease Solutions – Smoking Cessation Program

Chronic Disease Solutions offers a free smoking cessation program for residents of Louisiana who started smoking before September 1, 1988. Participants can expect to receive: A Physician evaluation Medications prescribed by your Physician Individual counseling A quitline available 24/7 to help you quit smoking Call us at (337) 205-5989 and select option 2.

2802 East Milton Avenue, Suite 100, Youngsville, LA 70592
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Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education

The purpose of the CKD Education Program is to positively impact the lives of individuals diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease through education, skill building, and psychosocial support.  Participants are taught how to live healthier lifestyles to promote kidney health. Kidney Care Education Classes are held on Wednesdays at 9:30 am.  They are free of charge and …

5131 O'Donovan Dr. Baton Rouge LA 70808
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City of Bogalusa Goodyear Fitness Park

The City of Bogalusa Goodyear Fitness Park is a PlayCore National Demonstration Site Project of Excellence  park offering outdoor fitness equipment to provide well-rounded fitness routine to include a variety of aerobic, muscle/strength, core, balance, and flexibility opportunties. The smoke-free park is bike accessible and provides a walking trail, motivational signs, yoga and physical activity stations and a Borm Learning …

Avenue B, Bogalusa LA 70427
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CM Farms Produce Farmers Market

CM Farms Country Store & Produce is a delightful experience!  Come by to pick up fresh and canned fruits and vegetables grown locally right in your back yard! Fresh produce includes cucumbers, tomatoes & red potatoes.  The also have an assortment of jellies, preserves, pickles and relishes! CM Farms Country Store also has freezer ready options available …

252 CM Farms, Dry Creek, LA 70637
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CMAP Tobacco Cessation Counseling

Central Louisiana smokers are urged to apply to the Smoking Cessation Trust, once the smoker’s information is submitted, the judge assigned to the Trust reviews the person’s qualifications and, if it is determined they meet the requirements, are added as members of the Trust.  Central Louisiana residents will receive their counseling from CMAP’s certified Tobacco …

1101 4th Street, Suite 101A, Alexandria, LA 71301
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CMAP Healthy Lifestyle Program

The Healthy Lifestyle Program’s one-on-one counseling is offered free of charge to patients referred by their physicians. Clients are counseled for six months, learning behavior changes they can take with them when they complete the program. Central Louisiana physicians enjoy having somewhere to send their patients for follow-up and consistent nutrition and exercise education. Doctors …

1101 4th Street, Alexandria, LA, USA
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Colfax Farmers’ Market

Colfax Farmers’ Market provides local, Louisiana-grown produce to residents to improve health and sustain a local foods economy.  Fresh fruits and vegetables help you prepare healthy meals for you and your family! Colfax Farmers’ Market, a collaboration of growers, is open Tues 3:00PM-5:30PM & Sat 8:00AM-10:30AM throughout the growing season.

407 Main Street, Colfax, LA 71417
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Community Food and Nutrition Program

The Community Food and Nutrition program provides educational information concerning preparation and nutrition of food.  A food voucher is given to qualified families with young children under the age of 18.  To receive assistance, the applicant must contact the Office of Housing and Community Development to schedule an appointment.  Applicants are also required to show …

4807 Highway 1, Napoleonville, LA 70390
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Community Humana Baton Rouge

Your community Humana location is a place to get happy. There is always something exciting going on—come enjoy a variety of classes, programs and activities designed to help you improve your physical and mental health. Classes include: walking groups, SilverSneakers Yoga, Senior Stretch, Brains and Balance, Zumba and more. Your Community Humana classes and events …

10330 Airline Highway, Suite 1 & 2B, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Community Meditation

Meditation at the Yoga Center is our gift to our community.  It is a time and place for the beginner who has only read or heard about the practice and for one who has practiced meditation before.  Our community offering began in February 2006, serving parish residents, visitors here for business or leisure trips, and …

321 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Compass Behavioral Center

Compass Behavioral Center of Mamou, a department of Compass Behavioral Center of Crowley, is a partial hospitalization program and an intensive outpatient program providing a variety of mental health services to meet community needs.  Compass staff consists of psychiatrists, nurses, therapists and mental health technicians. Compass offers structured psychiatric services, like an intensive outpatient program …

1510 Napoleon Street, Mamou, LA 70554
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Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

The Congestive Heart Failure Clinic is offered by Slidell Memorial Hospital to provide education and self-management training to patients with congestive heart failure.  Classes are offered the third Thursday of each month and are taught by a Cardiac Rehab RN.  Classes cover disease process and self-management, low sodium diets, weight management, medications and coping skills. …

1051 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458
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