ABOUT LOUISIANA MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
The Louisiana Mental Health Association (LAMHA) has been in operation since 1954 when it began as an organization promoting advocacy and education on mental illness and related issues.
LAMHA has grown to include programs for adults with severe and persistent mental illness and individuals suffering from substance addictions in the Greater Baton Rouge area and statewide. The Mission of the Louisiana Mental Health Association is to provide services, education, and advocacy for persons who need mental and behavioral health support.
LAMHA specifically serves individuals who have been treated for any mental or emotional disorder and/or substance abuse, with a special focus on the seriously and chronically mentally ill adult population. All programs operated by LAMHA strive to develop independence, self sufficiency and consumer empowerment of our clients With the support of staff and resources offered by our programs, individuals can achieve the success needed to live independently within the community.
LAMHA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Board of Directors
Life Board Members
Advisory Board Members
Melissa Silva – Executive Director
Stephanie Francis - Director of Communications and Strategic Development
Open – Clinical Director
Andrea Dubiel - Compliance and Program Development Administrator
Shauntel Cook - Office Administrator
Tatiana Gonzalez Quiroga – Advocacy
Drop in Center
Ashley Paul - RSW, MSW Program Manager
Julia Riley - Program Coordinator
Gail Suchy- Peer Support Specialist
Donald Davis - Peer Support Assistant 1
Martha Douglas - Peer Support Assistant 2
Laura Lanier - Program Manager
Sondra Hayes - LMFT Project Director
Carol Montgomery - CPSS Case Manager
Brooke DeRouen- Program Manager
Melba Moton- Case Manager
Katie Adams- Peer Support Specialist
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