Office of Behavioral Health Services

The Office of Behavioral Health Services (OBHS) is committed to ensuring that youth in DJJ facilities receive the services they need and manages and administers the behavioral health service program in all DJJ facilities. These services include mental health, general counseling, case management, sexually harmful behaviors, and substance abuse treatment. In addition, OBHS oversees the implementation and fidelity of DJJ’s Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports program in secure facilities.

Services offered to youth adhere to current best practices and meet the identified needs of the youth in DJJ secure facilities, utilizing evidence-based interventions. Services offered are driven through individualized treatment and service plans developed individually for each youth.