What is the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH)?
The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is DC’s resource for mental health and substance abuse needs for families, children, youth, and adults. From prevention methods to treatment and recovery services, DBH is committed to the well-being of District residents. DBH provides access to community programs and government services to deliver support that community members need.
How does DBH prioritize Children’s Behavioral Health?
DBH supports a network of care within schools and the community that can link children and youth to preventative mental health services and treatment.