Department of Behavioral
A single point of entry for initial intake assessment/evaluation
and appropriate referrals for all individuals seeking services.
Emergency Services/Crisis Intervention
Immediate response 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for
individuals experiencing significant crisis due to acute mental
disabilities or substance abuse disorders.
Direct care to non-hospitalized persons experiencing an acute
crisis of a psychiatric nature that may jeopardize their current
community living situation.
Service coordination, linkage to benefits and services, and
monitoring overall progress for individuals with long-term
mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and/or substance abuse
Short-term, residential or hospital-based services for people
with severe medical complications related to withdrawal from
Hospital and Facility Services
Short-term hospitalization for stabilization, longer-term
residential support, and liaison with state and local hospitals
for discharge planning.
Methadone or other replacement medication maintenance,
counseling, and detoxification for adults addicted to
opiate-based drugs such as heroin and morphine.
Outpatient Treatment Services
Individual, group, and family therapy with related psychiatric
and medication management on an outpatient basis for children,
adults and families.
Information, activities, and trainings in conflict management,
mediation, and other life skills that prevent the onset of
mental disabilities, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS and other
sexually transmitted diseases.
Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers
Early intervention services to infants and toddlers who have or
are at risk of developmental delays along with supportive
services for their families.
Family and Youth Services
Wide array of services to children and adolescents to include
case coordination, and intervention and
diversion programs for court involved and at-risk youth.
Educational and socialization activities, cultural enrichment,
recreational opportunities, prevocational, and comprehensive
employment services to individuals with mental health,
intellectual disabilities and/or substance abuse disorders.
Supportive Living and Housing
Services to foster independent living that include emergency
shelter, foster care, and permanent housing for individuals with
mental illness, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS.