Behavioral Health Services at Hamden (BHSH) is part of Yale Behavioral Health and is housed within the Yale Department of Psychiatry. Serving residents in the Town of Hamden, Connecticut, BHSH is a licensed outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinic offering comprehensive treatment to individuals with mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Treatment provided at the clinic is person-centered, recovery oriented and characterized by respect, warmth and empathy. Staff work with clients to establish realistic, achievable goals consistent with their recovery. General services include intake and evaluation, crisis intervention, individual, group, family and couples treatment, psychiatric evaluations and medication evaluation and management. Specialized programming includes (1) co-occurring care provided within an integrated stage-based framework; (2) trauma-based treatment; and (3) psychosocial options focused on the development of life skills associated with recovery.
A reduced fee is available for those with limited ability to pay who reside in the town of Hamden.
More information about Yale Behavioral Health can be found on this outpatient page.