Coordinated, Comprehensive, Critical - A New Way of Delivering Care
View whitepaper on How and Why the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic is a Model for Sustainable, Whole-Patient Care.
Beyond the Clinic Walls — and Into the Community
Millions of Americans face mental health and substance use challenges — sometimes both at once. One in five (53 million) people experience mental illness each year. Substance use disorder affects more than 20 million Americans ages 12 and older. But in 2021, only 21.6% of adults received any behavioral health treatment within the previous year.
Across the nation, inadequate and inequitable access to behavioral health care is a public health crisis.
The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) is a growing care model that offers creative solutions with documented results to meet the challenges facing behavioral healthcare organizations across the nation. Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics are making significant headway toward access to equitable, high-quality behavioral health care that’s sustainable.