Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH)
Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is a not-for-profit 501c (3) corporation contracted by the City of Philadelphia to provide mental health and substance abuse services for Philadelphia County Medicaid recipients.
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The Communications Office aims to promote, elevate, and broaden the mission of DBHIDS. We are committed to ensuring information about DBHIDS is open, proactive, clear and responsive within the Department and across Philadelphia and beyond.
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Evidence-based Practice and Innovation Center (EPIC)
EPIC was established in 2013 to advance system-wide efforts to support the implementation, sustainability and accessibility of behavioral health Evidence-based Practices in Philadelphia.
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The DBHIDS Finance Unit conducts the financial oversight of the HealthChoices contract and grants accounting for the Offices of Mental Health, Addiction Services, and Intellectual disAbility Services.
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Division of Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS)
Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS) is an administrative entity under contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs to administer services in Philadelphia County. IDS works with the Commonwealth and service providers to offer quality supports and services so individuals will have choices in their lives, meaningful relationships, and participation in their community as valued citizens.
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Management Services Division (MSD)
Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative (NIAC)
Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative is the primary mechanism to accomplish the creation of a single, consistent approach to site reviews [monitoring] across various funding streams. This has been accomplished by combining monitoring systems across the Department into one large team, with the exception of specialized monitoring (i.e. HIV, Prevention) which remain separate functions. NIAC promotes the ongoing improvement of behavioral health providers with regard to quality of care.
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Office of Addiction Services (OAS)
The Office of Addiction Services (OAS), formerly known as the Coordinating Office for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs (CODAAP), plans, funds, and monitors substance abuse prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery support services in Philadelphia.
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- Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI)
- Provider Development Transformation Initiatives
- BHSI Intensive Case Management Services
- Philadelphia Prevention Partnership
- Recovery House Initiative
- Forensic Intensive Recovery/ Justice Addiction Treatment Initiatives
- Problem and Pathological Gambling Initiative
- Prevention Services
- Student Assistance Program (SAP) Services
- Drug Free Coalitions
Division of Behavioral Health
Philadelphia’s Division of Behavioral Health provides mental health services for adults and children requiring medical, social, and educational services. The office provides these services through an extensive network of contracted provider agencies located throughout Philadelphia. This network of services includes:
Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
The Office of the Chief Information Officer is responsible for department-wide coordination of data management and information technology activities. It provides data integration, management, architecture and governance on behalf of the department as well as application development and information technology support for multiple divisions.
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Division of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO)
Division of Administration and Finance
Division of Planning and Innovation
The Division of Planning and Innovation develops and implements strategies to advance the transformation of Philadelphia’s behavioral health system to a recovery-oriented system of care using a Public Health strategies.
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- Leadership Team
- Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH)
- Communications Office
- Evidence-based Practice and Innovation Center (EPIC)
- Fiscal Division
- Division of Intellectual disAbility Services (IDS)
- Management Services Division
- Network Improvement and Accountability Collaborative (NIAC)
- Office of Addiction Services
- Division of Behavioral Health
- Office of the Chief Information Officer
- Division of the Chief Medical Officer
- Division of Administration and Finance
- Division of Planning and Innovation
- Grants Opportunities
- DBHIDS Study Tours