The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health wants to help you through this worldwide health crisis. They have established a hotline to help Louisiana citizens cope with emotions and/or stress during this trying time.

According to houmatoday.com 'Counselors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with information and service coordination, linking callers to mental health and substance abuse counseling services. This service is available to the public at no charge'.

The Keep Calm Through COVID hotline number is 1-866-310-7977, and can be used at any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are confidential. This line is for counseling only, and if you need general information, call 211.