Clay Behavioral Health Center, Inc. is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Clay County residents by providing affordable mental health and substance abuse services through a comprehensive community-based approach to care.
Clay Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) is the private not for profit agency providing a range of services designed to meet the needs of individuals and families. At some point in our lives we all experience the pain of emotional distress. Whether it's struggling with the stress of everyday life, dealing with a child whose behavior has become unmanageable, falling into the trap of addiction and substance abuse or coping with a serious mental illness, the trained professionals at CBHC are available to help sort out the pieces and get things back on track. Founded in 1982, and CARF accredited since 1996, CBHC believes we are helping to make a difference.
Approximately 1 in 4 adults has a diagnosable mental illness at any given time.
Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
Approximately 1 in 5 children has a diagnosable mental illness at any given time.
Nearly half of these children do not get the help they need.
In 2009, an estimated 21.8 million Americans aged 12 or older were current (past month) illicit drug users, meaning they had used an illicit drug during the month prior to the survey interview. This estimate represents 8.7 percent of the population aged 12 or older. Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription-type psychotherapeutics used nonmedically.
Slightly more than half of Americans aged 12 or older reported being current drinkers of alcohol in the 2009 survey (51.9 percent).
In 2009, nearly one quarter (23.7 percent) of persons aged 12 or older participated in binge drinking. This translates to about 59.6 million people.
In 2009, heavy drinking was reported by 6.8 percent of the population aged 12 or older, or 17.1 million people.
CBHC recognizes that there is NO Health without Mental Health. Our education, outreach, prevention, intervention and treatment services are designed to offer our community members the opportunities to make informed choices leading to wellness.
If you have any special needs such as requiring auxiliary aides or interpreter services, please contact our Access Department at 904 291-5561 to request assistance. These services will be provided at no cost.