Behavioral Services

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Behavioral services is the term used to describe the treatment of various disorders including mental illness, substance abuse, transitional and prevention services and education for the prevention of various diseases. Many different behavioral services are provided to assist those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol, those suffering from mental illness or disease and the caretakers of these individuals with living out a semi-normal lifestyle.

Most behavioral services providers offer the following services:

  • mental health assessment
  • medical detoxification
  • inpatient treatment
  • outpatient treatment
  • treatment for mental illness
  • youth education and prevention
  • adult education and prevention

Some behavioral services providers focus solely on providing treatment services and prevention to those who suffer from addiction while others may focus on a more rounded approach providing assistance for individuals who suffer from mental illness, substance abuse or a wide range of other conditions or problems. Because addiction and mental illness can destroy families and cause a number of adverse effects on the social well-being of those involved, there is great need for behavioral health services to assist those who suffer from these conditions in living a normal life.

What is Behavioral Health?

Behavioral health is the generalized term that is now widely used to describe what was previously known as mental health. Many mental health issues as well as chemical dependency issues are the result of behavioral disorders and can be treated using behavioral therapy. This is likely where the term behavioral health really started to be used more widely. Typically, behavioral health is the term now used in a treatment setting to describe the promotion of healthy behaviors.

Getting Help

If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol, suffers from anxiety or depression or has any other form of a mental illness, behavioral services can help. These services provide transitional treatment and support to help people just like you to get well, overcome mental illness or substance abuse problems and take control of your life. Educational services and programs can help your family members or friends better understand what you are going through and treatment such as counseling and behavioral therapy can help you better cope with depression, anxiety, substance abuse or other emotional health problems or mental illness for improved quality of life.