Behavioral Health

In 2012, BBCBC was awarded the state contract to act as the Managing Entity for Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) services for the Northwest Region, which encompasses the 18 counties that make up Judicial Circuits 1, 2, 14 and Madison and Taylor Counties from Judicial Circuit 3.

As a network‐managing agency, BBCBC’s primary role is to establish and maintain an integrated network of providers with the goal of ensuring optimal access to and the provision of quality services. The agency’s approach is collaborative and inclusive of DCF, subcontracted service agencies, formal and informal providers, key community stakeholders and, the individuals, families and communities served.

Through this collaboration, BBCBC has developed and manages a System of Care that demonstrates quality programmatic and financial outcomes through partnerships, transparency, and efficiency. The System of Care is based on a service delivery approach designed to create a broad, integrated process for meeting the needs of individuals and families served.

Behavioral Health is comprised of two primary components:

                Substance Abuse

                Mental Health

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