photo of a diverse group of people, smilingThe Division of Behavioral Health (DBH), formerly the Divisions of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Comprehensive Psychiatric Services, is responsible for assuring the availability of substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for the State of Missouri. Individuals and families requiring substance use services can find the help they need.

If you would like more information, please call us at (573) 751-4942 or (800) 575-7480 or you may e-mail us at [email protected]

Mental Health Crisis Prevention Project 1115 Waiver

The 1115 Waiver Application for the Mental Health Crisis Prevention Project was submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by MO HealthNet on April 12, 2016, and has been posted to the Department of Social Services/MO HealthNet website at http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/waivers/1115-demonstration-waivers/mental-health-crisis-prevention-project.htm. This project is designed to provide early intervention, treatment and community support services to uninsured Missourians aged 21 to 35 with income levels at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Level who are identified through a behavioral health crisis.

The public comment period for this project was from February 24 – March 25, 2016. This project is designed to provide early intervention, treatment and community support services to Missourians aged 21 to 35 with income levels at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Level who are identified through a behavioral health crisis. A copy of the full public notice document and the demonstration application under consideration may be found at http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/ under Alerts and Notifications.