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DBH contracts with community based providers to provide mental health services and supports. Contact a provider directly or call the Access Helpline. DBH certifies each provider to ensure conformity to federal and District regulations and monitors quality of care.

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Department of Behavioral Health

Department of Behavioral Health
Office Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 5:00 pm, except District holidays

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64 New York Avenue, NE, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 673-2200
Fax: (202) 673-3433
TTY: (202) 673-7500
Email: [email protected]

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Department of Mental Health Director Attends White House Conference on Mental Illness

Date Released: 
Thu, 06/06/2013

Washington, DC—The District of Columbia Department of Mental (DMH) Health Director Steve Baron was invited to attend the June 3 “White House Conference on Mental Health” with more than 200 mental health advocates, policy makers and mental health providers.  President Obama opened the conference with a strong message to start a national conversation to increase understanding of mental health and to encourage those with mental health and substance use conditions to seek care. 


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