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The August 7, 2023, CAHSD Board Meeting is cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Please look in the Board/Public Notices section of our website for upcoming Board Meeting dates/times. 

New Roads “Driving Into Recovery” event helps 140

July 25, 2022

The CAHS Prevention Team and other agency staff visited New Roads on July 23, hosting its “Driving Into Recovery” event with city officials and other supporters at the William H. Scott Civic Center.

Nearly 140 people drove through the event, receiving information about substance misuse, prevention, and recovery. Attendees were offered food boxes, hot lunches, COVID at-home tests, children’s diapers, school supplies, and other resources from community partners. Also, 50 kits of Narcan, the opioid overdose-reversal medication, were distributed.

Special thanks to the following for their support:
• New Roads Mayor Cornell Dukes
• New Roads City Council
• Former CAHS Board Member Gail Hurst
• New Roads Police Department
• Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office
• Deterra (drug disposal bags and food)
• Disciples of Christ Worship Center
• Healthy Blue Louisiana
• Priority Care
• Capitol Area Reentry Program
• Aetna
• Louisiana Healthcare Connect
• Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health
• Central LA Area Health Education Center Marketplace
• Discovery Renew
• Love Me on Purpose
• Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank