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Substance Abuse

Iberville Parish Substance Abuse Center (IPSAC) has provided assessment, prevention, education, referral, and outpatient substance abuse treatment services to individuals with problems arising from chemical abuse and addiction for over 25 years. The clinic offers outpatient virtual and in-person services to meet the needs of Iberville Parish residents age 18 and over, including group and individual therapy. The clinic offers recommendations for probation and parole agencies and referrals to appropriate detoxification and inpatient services as needed.

The 18th Judicial District Specialty Courts contracts with IPSAC to provide therapeutic services and urine drug screens for the 18th JDC Drug Court Program.

Other services include prevention training and education services for educators and children grades K-5 through the local schools throughout the parish.

IPSAC is funded through the generosity of the Iberville Parish Council and state contracts. At this time, IPSAC does not bill public or private insurance agencies.

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Dept. Director Carla
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  • (225) 687-5889

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IPSAC is proud to provide substance abuse services to residents of Iberville Parish. We value your privacy and provide confidential services. IPSAC counselors provide assessments, recommendations, outpatient individual and group treatment, and referrals to other agencies as appropriate.

  • ¬†Prevention services for children, grades K-5
  • Addiction assessment for adults
  • Addiction education for adults
  • Group and individual therapy for adults
  • Family therapy as requested for adults
  • Referral for inpatient and detoxification as needed for adults
  • Referral to other agencies as appropriate
  • Continuing care for adults
  • Urine drug screen for adults

Admission criteria for treatment:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have access to transportation, or
  • Access to telephone or internet for virtual services.
    *Some services may require limited in-person access (i.e., urine drug screens)

If you or someone you know has a problem with addiction, please contact us today at (225) 687-5889.

Our services include flexible day and evening hours to accommodate our clients in maintaining their family, employment and other responsibilities while receiving help in a supportive environment. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and our clinic hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., excluding holidays.

  1. For whom do you provide services?
    IPSAC provides services to adults, age 18 and older, who have an addiction or abuse problem, and is a resident of Iberville Parish.
  2. Do you provide a substance abuse evaluation if I am court ordered?
    Yes, if you are a resident of Iberville Parish or if you are being referred to IPSAC by the 18th judicial district.
  3. Do you provide anger management?
    We do not provide anger management courses at this time, but will be happy to provide you with information regarding local/regional anger management resources.
  4. Do you provide DWI driving courses?
    We do not provide DWI driving course this time, but will be happy to provide you with information regarding local/regional DWI driving course resources.
  5. How much do you charge?
    IPSAC's services are funded in part by the Iberville Parish Council and/or state contracts. Some fees apply. IPSAC operates on a sliding fee basis for services.
  6. I don't have transportation. Can I still receive services?
    Yes. Since the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, IPSAC has begun offering virtual assessments; group, individual, and family treatment sessions. There is a limited number of times you will need to come to the office in person to provide a signature or urine sample but we will work with you to ensure you are able to receive services.
  7. I don't have internet access. Can I still receive services?
    Yes, however, your services will be limited to individual and/or family therapy due to the inability to perform group therapy via telephone only.
  8. I've been recommended for treatment groups and individual therapy but I work during the day. Can I still receive services?
    Yes. Service times are flexible and offered both daytime and evening hours.
  9. I have a probation officer. What do you tell them?
    All information provided to IPSAC is confidential and is not shared with any agency without a signed form by you providing consent to release your information. Information released to other agencies and individuals is limited to only what is needed to provide adequate services and oversight, including compliance with recommendations and attendance records.
  10. I have a family member/employee/or friend who needs substance abuse treatment help. What can I do?
    • Provide your family member/employee/or friend with our website information for answers to some frequently asked questions.
    • Provide your family member/employee or friend our contact information and ask them to contact our office.
    • Encourage the person you are concerned about and realize they must take steps to help themselves.You can't do it for them but you can take good emotional and physical care of yourself and be available when they ask you for help to get treatment.

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Department Address:
24705 Plaza Drive, Suite B
Plaquemine, LA 70764

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Clinic Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
*excluding holidays