A Lafayette business has acquired three addiction treatment clinics in the New Orleans area targeting the opioid crisis.Lake Wellness Center has opened at 3620 Chestnut St. in New Orleans, 4330 Loveland St. in Metairie and 19411 Helenburg Road in Covington. The locations are formerly known as Townsend treatment centers.

In a potential game-changer, genetic testing could hold the key to treating addiction. In this recent television news segment, learn about how outpatient addiction treatment programs at Lake Wellness Center facilities across Louisiana use the latest science to help individuals in recovery and in everyday life.

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome announced the awarding of $135,000 in community development dollars to six local organizations tasked with improvement projects in the Scotlandville, Melrose East, Old South Baton Rouge, Glen Oaks/Zion City and Northdale/Choctaw neighborhoods…