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.
- member-agencies statewide
- caring and qualified staff
- clients treated annually
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.
Advocacy Representing member interests and collaborating with policymakers.
Integrated Care Facilitating a team-based approach to whole-person care.
Community Outreach Supporting the engagement and care coordination efforts of our member agencies.
Health Information Management Growing our expertise in designing, testing, and implementing innovative clinical practices and data solutions.
Champion Networks Our champion networks extend beyond our member agencies to address the behavioral health needs of individuals when and where they need the support.
Prevention & Recovery Ensuring a robust behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery system across all of Missouri.
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.