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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS) supports individuals by promoting recovery, self-determination, and wellness in all aspects of life.

Agency Info

DBHDS plans, develops, directs, funds and monitors the delivery of comprehensive mental health services throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. DBHDS is involved in design, development and implementation of evaluation processes, data reporting standards and measures used to analyze the delivery of mental health services, and also operates nine acute care state psychiatric facilities, including one for children.

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