A Leader in Mental Health Education & Services
Southeast Arkansas Behavioral Healthcare has a rich tradition and history of being a leader in the field in Southeast Arkansas and in the State. We remain committed to staying at the forefront of mental health education and services, and look forward to many more years of serving the Southeast Arkansas community and most importantly our clients.
Serving Southeast Arkansas since 1964
Established in 1964, Southeast Arkansas Behavioral Healthcare System, Inc. is a community mental health center serving residents of:
- Arkansas County
- Cleveland County
- Grant County
- Jefferson County and
- Lincoln County
The Agency is a private, not-for-profit corporation operated by a Board of Directors composed of volunteers representing the citizens of the service area.
Accreditations & Certifications
SABHS is accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The Agency is also certified as a Community Mental Health Center, as a Medicaid Provider for behavioral health services, and is a licensed Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program.
SABHS Mission & Vision Statement
The mission of Southeast Arkansas Behavioral Healthcare System, Inc. is to create an environment where the staff is conscientious, professional, and responsive to the behavioral health needs of the citizens in the service area. This will be done in a manner which is client-oriented, accessible, affordable, and quality driven.
The Agency is dedicated to the excellence, accountability, and advocacy for those citizens most in need of Agency services. Services will be provided when and where needed.
We will strive to build partnerships with segments of the community--businesses, schools, the medical community, and neighborhood groups in order to enhance public awareness and community problem-solving in behavioral healthcare.
Our Service Philosophy
SABHS believes that each person suffering from an emotional problem, substance abuse or mental illness has individual worth.
Each person has access to evaluation and treatment at any time; such treatment, including emergency care will be made available on a 7-day-per-week, 24-hour-per-day basis. This treatment will be conducted in such a manner as to preserve the individual's dignity, as well as protect his or her human/legal rights. Persons may be served by the Agency through referral by a physician, family member, friend, another service agency or by self-referral. All contacts with the Agency are confidential and information is released only when the consumer's written permission is obtained.
We are here to help! (870) 534-1834
All centers open Monday through Friday
8:00a.m. — 5:00p.m.
For after hours emergencies, call first
(870) 534-1834 or 800-272-2008
Same Day Access Clinic
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The same day access offers persons in need of services entry into treatment at the point when it is most needed without the delay of waiting several weeks for a future scheduled appointment.
Licenses, Certifications, & Affiliations
- Accredited Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
- Certified Community Mental Health Center
- Certified Arkansas Division of Behavioral Health Services Medicaid Provider
- Licensed Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program
- United Way Partner Agency
- Mental Health Council
- National Health Service Corps
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