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Program Information
Program Name: MR Behavior Intervention Center
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: Jennifer Randal Thorpe
Address: 1001 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA 70505
Telephone #: (337) 849-9248
Fax #: (337) 706-7187
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Peer Support
Target Participants:
Co-occurring substance abuse
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: None
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Website, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 1. To empower individuals with mental health needs to set realistic goals. 2. To empower consumers to select and learn artistic studies 3. To cope with stress and learn methods to solve problems.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Students/consumers enrolled in piano studies have participated in music festivals at schools of higher education for evaluation of performance skills.
Program Mission Statement: The mission of MR Behavior Intervention Center is to empower consumers with mental health needs to set realistic goals and learn coping mechanisms for dealing with stress.
Additional Information: MR Behavior Intervention Center is a peer driven organization that promotes the rights of individuals with mental health disorders. We advocate for their rights while providing them with necessary skills needed to achieve realistic goals. We are an affiliate of the National Family Partnership and we support recovery and drug education awareness in area schools, churches, etc.

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