St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office announces new Addiction Resource Program

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann is pleased to announce the formation of the Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program.

“The program is designed to help residents struggling with an addiction, whether it be substance abuse, or even gambling related, find the resources they need to better cope with their situation,” Sheriff Pohlmann said.

Spearheaded by Stanley Simeon, the program will provide individuals and/or their families with information on resources available to them, such as rehabilitation programs, detox centers, therapeutic plans of action and faith-based assistance.

Simeon, who has an extensive background in helping people with all sorts of addictions, will work closely with Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Aaron Johnson to facilitate the program.

Participation in the program is kept confidential.

If you or someone you may know could benefit from this program and would like more information, call Simeon, program coordinator, at (504) 278-7659 or (504) 517-2944.