New Addiction Treatment Center Opens in Old Metairie

A new outpatient addiction treatment center, Longbranch Wellness Center, has opened in Metairie. It is part of Longbranch Healthcare, whose inpatient program at Longbranch Recovery Center in Abita Springs is part of the largest investment in addiction treatment in Louisiana. Founder and CEO Chris McMahon achieved his own sobriety nearly 17 years ago after battling an opioid addiction that nearly ended his life. Individuals receive counseling session and group support. 635-3535,


Summer Camps at the YMCA

School is out for summer! Well almost, and nearly three months of long summer days stretch ahead of us. For those parents looking for somewhere fun, safe and well organized for their children, consider your local YMCA. “Y Summer Day Camps” offer a wide range of experiences including field trips and swimming every day. You can sign up children from kindergarten to 6th grade for just one week or several. Drop-off is at a work-friendly 7:30 a.m., and after-care is open until 6 p.m.