Skip to Main Content

Supporting Community Behavioral Healthcare throughout Missouri

  • Crisis
    Hotlines
    Qualified mental health professionals are here to help 24/7. Get Help Now
  • Programs &
    Initiatives
    Explore the work we do to improve access to behavioral healthcare for all Missourians. See Our Work
  • About Our
    Organization
    We aim to lead big picture conversations about whole person wellness. Learn More

Who We Are

Missouri Behavioral Health Council

Making a difference statewide.

The Missouri Behavioral Health Council (MBHC/Council), formerly Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare, founded in 1978, represents Missouri’s not-for-profit certified community behavioral health clinics, community mental health centers, substance use treatment agencies, affiliated community psychiatric rehabilitation service providers, and a clinical call center.

33
member-agencies statewide
13,000+
caring and qualified staff
270k+
clients treated annually

OUR MISSION

To enable access to quality mental health services for all Missouri citizens in need of such services, while maximizing their human potential and quality of life.

Programs & Initiatives

Reducing stigma, increasing access & supporting Missouri’s behavioral health professionals.

The Council actively leads the development and implementation of programs, systems, and resources that unify and support the statewide providers which improve access to appropriate behavioral healthcare for all Missourians.

EVENTS & TRAINING

Virtual Behavioral Health Conference

September 23-24, 2021

Over the last decade, the Council has hosted an annual behavioral health conference for our members, peers, state partners, and other advocacy organizations. This conference is notably recognized as a best-in-class conference and learning experience, and we continue to raise the engagement and experience for attendees, even with our first virtual conference in 2020.

ABOUT US

Learn more about our members, programs and initiatives.