Behavioral Health Resources

The Bridge Center is proud to partner with Mayor Broome’s Behavioral Health Task Force, part of the Mayor’s HealthyBR initiative. The task force consists of a coalition of over 40 organizations whose mission is to promote and connect behavioral health resources to the people of Baton Rouge.

The HealthyBRr Resource Database connects residents of Baton Rouge with essential clinical and social services.

The 211 Helpline

211 partners with more than 200 agencies across the country to connect you to the best local resources and help available. Many different kinds of organizations operate the 211 service, including United Ways, Goodwill, Community Action Partnerships, and local crisis centers.

From finding help paying your bills to disaster services like shelters, emergency food, evacuation assistance, and clean-up resources, the 211 line can connect you with the help you need.

The 988 Crisis Line

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Just dial the number 9-8-8 to be connected to help. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.


VIA LINK maintains a database of over 4,500 organizations and programs that provide a wide range of services, from mental health facilities to housing to financial assistance and public services. Find the help you need.


SAMHSA's mission is to lead public health and service delivery efforts that promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and provide treatments and supports to foster recovery while ensuring equitable access and better outcomes. Find Support for issues with mental health, drugs, or alcohol.