Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Bogalusa VA OPC

521 Ontario Avenue
Bogalusa, LA 70427

About Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Bogalusa VA OPC

The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Bogalusa VA OPC provides a variety of services to those struggling with addiction and mental health issues. These include alcohol and drug rehab, dual diagnosis treatment, outpatient care, intervention services, and aftercare support. The facility is LGBTQ friendly and also offers military rehab programs. Cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, family therapy, and rational behavior therapy are just some of the therapies available.

Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Alcohol Rehab

    Alcohol Rehab

    If you choose an alcohol rehab in Louisiana, you’ll receive professional treatment that will help you break free of addiction. Alcohol rehab may include detox, inpatient treatment, and/or outpatient care. You’ll learn the roots of addiction and learn how to build a substance-free life.

  • Dual Diagnosis

    Dual Diagnosis

    Dual diagnosis treatment in Louisiana addresses both your mental health and your recovery needs. A dual diagnosis program uses evidence-based approaches to help you overcome both your mental health concerns and substance use. This may include mental health medication, counseling, and more.

  • Opioid Addiction

    Opioid Addiction

    If you’re struggling with opioid addiction, consider finding a treatment program in Louisiana. In an opioid treatment program, you’ll not only receive treatment, but you’ll participate in activities, receive peer support, and learn how to have fun without substance use.

  • Adult Program

    Adult Program

    An adult program in Louisiana can provide every level of care while addressing the unique emotional and mental needs of adults. An adult program gives you the skills you need to overcome addiction and address the unique challenges of managing your work, relating to your family, raising children, and balancing a variety of other responsibilities

  • LGBTQ Friendly Rehab

    LGBTQ Friendly Rehab

    When you attend an LGBTQ+ friendly rehab in Louisiana, you’ll work with professionals who understand the unique challenges you face in creating a substance-free life. Along with traditional evidence-based treatment, clients may receive trauma-focused care, peer support, and classes in overcoming specific challenges.

  • Military Rehab

    Military Rehab

    Because of the unique issues veterans and military members face, you may find it more comfortable to choose a military rehab in Louisiana. The staff understands that military members experience things civilians couldn’t imagine, and these programs offer personalized treatment that incorporates your physical, mental, and emotional needs.

  • Men's Rehab

    Men's Rehab

    A men’s rehab in Louisiana helps clients build same-gender friendships, overcome substance use, and learn new life skills. A men’s program gives you the skills you need to overcome addiction and address challenges such as family relationships, fatherhood, emotional management, and more.

  • Women's Rehab

    Women's Rehab

    Choosing a women’s rehab in Louisiana helps give the support you need in overcoming addiction and learning to handle gender-specific challenges. A women’s program gives you the skills you need to overcome addiction and address your unique challenges, such as motherhood, building a career, having healthy relationships, and more.

  • Young Adult Rehab

    Young Adult Rehab

    Young adult rehab programs in Louisiana address the unique needs of this stage of life. A young adult program gives you the skills you need to overcome addiction and address the unique challenges of transitioning from the teen years to adulthood.

  • Senior Rehab

    Senior Rehab

Insurance Coverage

  • Self-pay options

    Self-pay options

    In Louisana, you can choose to use pay for addiction treatment yourself, which is known as self-pay or private pay. Choose any center you like and write a check, use a medical loan, or have money sent electronically. Different types of care may have differing fee structures.

  • Financial aid

    Financial aid

    If you qualify, financial aid programs can be a good way to pay for substance use treatment in Louisiana. You can pay for detox, inpatient treatment, or outpatient care using scholarships or grants from the treatment center or from local organizations.

  • Medicaid


    There are many ways to pay for rehab in Louisiana. If you qualify, one option is Medicaid. Using Medicaid keeps your costs, if there are any, very low. You can access any type of care, including detox, inpatient, and outpatient.

  • Military insurance

    Military insurance

    One option for paying for rehab in Louisiana is using military insurance. Be sure to contact the insurance company to find out what centers are in-network with your plan and to learn other coverage details.

  • Medicare


    If you have Medicare in Louisiana, you can use your coverage to help pay for rehab treatment. Different Medicare plans may vary, so it’s important to get full details. Also, be sure to choose a treatment center that accepts your specific plan.

  • Private insurance

    Private insurance

    There are many ways to pay for substance use treatment in Louisiana, including using private insurance. Plans vary, so be sure to contact your insurance company to find out coverage details and what copayments or deductibles you might be responsible for.

Levels of Care

  • 1

    Outpatient Rehab

    Outpatient treatment in Louisiana is led by professionals who provide several hours of treatment per week. Outpatient treatment sessions generally last 60 to 90 minutes and may include discussing a specific issue, sharing wins and challenges, education about specific topics, or developing life skills.

  • 2

    Intervention Services

    Intervention in Louisiana encourages your loved one to make wise decisions about their recovery and long-term future. Professionals can work with your family, arrange the intervention, facilitate the discussion, and help your loved one transition into rehab.

  • 3

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare in Louisiana can provide encouragement, support, and accountability as you move from treatment into lifelong recovery. Aftercare may include connections to 12-step and other support groups, housing and employment resources, community recovery centers, and more.


  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

    Cognitive Behavior Therapy

    If you’re struggling with substance use in Louisiana, you may not realize how connected your thoughts and actions are. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help increase your awareness. During treatment, you’ll examine common thought distortions, identify learned negative behaviors, and learn the skills necessary to consciously choose a different reaction to each situation.

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    If you’re struggling with substance use in Louisiana, you may not realize that you have the power to improve your circumstances. Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) can help you learn how to make positive changes. During treatment, you’ll unlearn unwanted thoughts and behaviors, practice and reinforce positive coping strategies, and empower yourself to create the life you want.

  • Family Therapy

    Family Therapy

    Family therapy in Louisiana is generally led by a professional who facilitates family members sharing their experiences and emotions. Family members learn how to play a positive role in supporting your recovery. Family therapy is only one element of rehab treatment, along with activities, peer support, individual and group counseling, relapse prevention, and more. Together, all these methods support you in establishing long-term recovery.

  • Rational Behavioral Therapy

    Rational Behavioral Therapy

    In Louisiana, rational behavior therapy helps you identify wrong beliefs that can create impulsive actions. This makes it much easier to reach long-term recovery. Rational behavior therapy is a common part of both inpatient and outpatient substance use treatment, and may be used to help with skill-building, overcoming problematic behavior, and managing substance use triggers.

  • Trauma Therapy

    Trauma Therapy

    n Louisiana, trauma-informed therapy allows you to be honest about what has happened to you in the past and understand how substance use may be a response to that. From there, you can create better coping strategies. Trauma-informed therapy may be part of both inpatient and outpatient substance use treatment and may include peer support, mental health medications, mindfulness, and developing new coping strategies.


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