Start Community Health Center

https://www.startcorp.org

Mission Statement: To promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people who are impaired in their abilities to live and function independently.

235 Civic Center Blvd
Houma, LA 70360

985-333-2020

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Start Corporation
Accreditation :
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Behavioral Health Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment
Substance Focus:
PCP/hallucinogens, OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), Opioids (prescription or heroin), Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Marijuana/hashish, Inhalants, Cocaine/crack, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Young adults (ages 16-25), Seniors or older adults (age 65+), Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Working professionals (e.g., lawyers, doctors)
  • Veterans, active duty military, or military family
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Sex offenders
  • Physically disabled
  • Parents
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • LGBTQ
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • Homeless
  • Charged with DUI/DWI

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Medicare, Medicaid
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, Vantage Health Group, UnitedHealth Group, Peoples Health Inc., MCNA Group, Magellan Health Inc., Louisiana Health Services Group, Humana, Cigna, Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Tue: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Wed: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Thu: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Fri: 7:30AM-4:30PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

This section indicates whether facilities offer services that align with the Shatterproof National Principles of Care © .

Fast Access to Treatment

  • Offers same day or walk-in appointments

Personalized Evaluation and Treatment Plan

  • Examines all of the 6 critical factors during the intake process to develop the patient's treatment plan

    Before starting treatment, asks about:

    Recovery and living environment
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
    Potential to relapse
    Readiness to change

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine injection
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Not Offered
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Not Offered
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Not Offered
  • Offers medication for mental health

Effective Behavioral Therapies for Addiction

  • Offers behavioral therapy that has been shown to help people with addiction

    This facility offers the following therapies:

    Cognitive Behavioral Health Therapy (CBT)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Matrix Model
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    Recovery and living environment
    Readiness to change
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Psychologist (PsD or PhD), Psychiatrist (MD, DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Registered Nurse (RN), Physician (MD, DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    Offers testing for :
    Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Pregnancy, HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Case management
    Housing support
    Legal aid
    Peer recovery support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Patient reviews include multiple choice questions and one narrative question. Reviews are published once 20 responses have been submitted for the facility.

Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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