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mental health and addictions treatment services

Today, America’s behavioral health organizations are building strong and healthy communities by helping people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders to recover and lead productive lives. These organizations are:

  • Saving lives through 24-hour crisis response and suicide prevention
  • Lowering health system costs by integrating primary care prevention into behavioral health settings
  • Keeping neighborhoods safe by providing re-entry treatment to prisoners with mental health and substance use needs
  • Building strong local economies by linking people with job training and employment services
  • Using the latest trauma and brain research on to push forward with new mental health and addiction therapies
  • Helping people stay sober by providing alcohol and drug abuse treatment
  • Helping veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Making schools a healthy place to grow and learn
  • Teaching Americans to recognize and help persons with mental illnesses through Mental Health First Aid

Looking for mental health and addictions treatment services in your community? The National Council for Behavioral Health’s Find a Provider feature lists member organizations in your area.