Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

The Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Division (BHDD) is to implement and improve a statewide system of prevention, treatment, care and rehabilitation for Montanans with mental disorders or addictions to drugs or alcohol. By teaming up with behavioral health specialists throughout Montana, BHDD provides substance abuse and adult mental health services for those in need of support.
Adult Mental Health Services
The Adult Mental Health Services Bureau is responsible for the development and oversight of the state's system for delivering and reimbursing publicly funded ...
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Childrens Mental Health Services
The Children's Mental Health Bureau administers state funded mental health services for children. Our mission  is to support and strengthen Montana youth and families...
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Developmental Disabilities Services
In July 2009, the Disability Services Division (DSD) of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) was restructured ...
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Suicide Prevention/Information
In 2017, DPHHS and the Montana Broadcaster’s Association (MBA) partnered on a suicide prevention and awareness media campaign of TV and radio public service announcements...
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The Prevention Bureau provides services through Block Grants, Formula Grants, Discretionary Grants, and Emergency Grants. These are Federal Grants to provide Substance Use Treatment & Prevention...
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Substance Use Disorder Treatment
The Treatment Bureau is responsible for the certification of Mental Health Professional Person, State Approval, and development of Medicaid Manual for both SUD and Behavioral Health Services...
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To contact BHDD with general questions or concerns: HHS AMDD GEN DEL

To sign up to receive the weekly division newsletter, please email: Cindy Dallas

To receive notifications about the rule making process, please email and ask to be on the interested parties list.