Wellness Project To Begin At Benoit Community Center

Jun 18, 2020
Downtown Monroe
B. Lenox / KEDM

Today, representatives from the City of Monroe and Louisiana Health Connections will announce a formal partnership to promote healthy lifestyle choices through no-cost health, nutritional and wellness education for low-income youth and families.



The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Behavioral Health is the recipient of a $10 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

KEDM Public Radio takes a a look at Louisiana's changing climate on marijuana at Policy and a Pint: A Blunt Look At Louisiana Marijuana Policy on Tuesday, May 15, with a broadcast on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 p.m. on 90.3 KEDM.

Our open public forum features panel with members who support legalization and those against the new proposals. Our experts are from the fields of addiction recovery and counseling, pharmacology and pharmacy law, and the marijuana lobby.  We discuss medical pot, legalization, health issues, and more. 

Our panel for the discussion: