Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC)

Doctors consultingThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded a grant to AltaPointe Health in Fall 2021, allowing the healthcare organization to implement the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model for care delivery.

With this new funding, AltaPointe has the opportunity to enhance its service delivery by adding primary care to its full array of mental health, substance use, and crisis services.

The CCBHC model ensures access to 24/7/365 crisis care; care coordination with hospitals, law enforcement, and schools; and access to high-quality services, including medication-assisted treatment to help stop the overdose crisis.

“AltaPointe is proud to work alongside The National Council for Mental Wellbeing to improve access to whole person care and accelerate assessment and treatment in our community,” said Tuerk Schlesinger, AltaPointe Health CEO. “This funding creates new opportunities for our providers to deliver positive mental and physical health outcomes for the patients we serve today and for years to come.”

AltaPointe joins 430 provider organizations across the country that are using the CCBHC model to better serve the needs of their community.

AltaPointe’s CCBHC is located at:
2400 Gordon Smith Drive
Mobile, AL 36617

To access services please call (251) 450-2211
To learn more about how the innovative CCBHC model increases access to mental health and substance use treatment and how the National Council for Mental Wellbeing leads the charge to ensure sustained funding for CCBHCs, visit the National Council’s CCBHC Success Center.

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