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NE Delta HSA on Track with Fiscal 2015-16 Strategic Plan

Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NE Delta HSA) is currently implementing its Strategic Plan for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The Strategic Plan addresses the unique needs of citizens regionally. Its objectives aim to improve mental health, addictive disorder, developmental disability and prevention outcomes in northeast Louisiana.

The LaPAS (Louisiana Performance Accountabiity System) requires NE Delta HSA and other state agencies to produce quarterly performance progress reports. The purpose of these reports is to track the agency’s actual progress toward achievement of annual performance standards in alignment with its Strategic Plan. In its most recent LaPAS report, NE Delta HSA reported a 48% increase in the total number of individuals served from FY 2013-14 to FY 2014-15.

NE Delta HSA programs and its Strategic Plan are rooted in meeting its Mission to serve as a catalyst for individuals with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, and addictive disorders and aims to help citizens realize their full human potential by delivering greater access to quality, competent care with excellent customer service. NE Delta HSA offers direct services through its behavioral health clinics and peer support centers. In addition to its core services, HSA collaborates with partners to provide supplemental support services that are predicated upon available funding resources.

“NE Delta HSA communicates with its providers and partners, and encourages them to explore alternative and additional sources of funding in this era of tight budgets and an ever-changing healthcare landscape,” said Monteic A. Sizer, NE Delta HSA Executive Director. “No single agency or funding source will be sufficient on its own during these tight fiscal times,” he said. “A coordinated approach is needed. NE Delta HSA also encourages its partners to propose innovative ways to help NE Delta HSA solve challenges that citizens face within the NE Delta HSA core service offerings.”

“We greatly value our business relationships with regional partners who help us provide the integrated mental health, addiction, developmental disabilities and prevention services that we are entrusted to deliver. These are the primary, core services we are entrusted with. We continuously evaluate and measure the outcomes of our services and the services that our valued partners provide,” said Dr. Sizer. “We must sometimes make adjustments, within our available resources, to ensure those outcomes are in alignment with our core services as outlined in our Strategic Plan.”

Click here (and scroll down to “NE Delta HSA Puts Strategic Plan in Place for FY 2015-16” article) to see the Summer 2015 NE Delta HSA newsletter article about the Strategic Plan’s objectives. “All NE Delta HSA-supported programs carry measurable Performance Indicators against the core services for which we are held accountable on behalf of our citizens,” said Dr. Sizer.

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About Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA)
Northeast Delta HSA directs the operation of community-based programs to improve the quality of life of people with major mental illness, developmental disabilities and addictive disorders. Northeast Delta HSA is devoted to deliver programs and services that encourage people to reach their true human potential. Three tenets guide our efforts: excellent customer service, greater access to services and competent, quality care. Northeast Delta HSA serves citizens in 12 parishes of northeastern Louisiana: Caldwell, East Carroll, West Carroll, Ouachita, Lincoln, Madison, Franklin, Morehouse, Jackson, Tensas, Richland and Union. For more information, please call 318-362-3270.

Media Contact:
Jill Hirsekorn
Northeast Delta HSA
Public Information Director
2513 Ferrand Street,
Monroe, LA 71201
Phone 318-362-5482
NE Delta HSA Press & Media
jill.hirsekorn@la.gov
www.nedeltahsa.org  

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Dr. Monteic A. Sizer

Dr. Monteic A. Sizer serves as Executive Director of Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA). He joined the organization in May 2013 as its first Executive Director. He is uniquely qualified to advocate on behalf of citizens located in the twelve Northeast Delta HSA parishes he represents because he exemplifies how people can meet their greatest human potential based on accountability, integrity and a willingness to engage in their own lives.

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