Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
It is the mission of Advantage Behavioral Health Systems to provide person-centered community-based services and treatment to individuals and families experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities, and addictions, by collaboratively using personal, community and organizational resources.
GEORGIA KIDS ARE GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! / Backpacks, artwork on the fridge, new jeans, and good glasses. While this can be an exciting time of the year for children, it can also be highly stressful. Helping at Home: Tips for Parents from Mental Health America offers some great advice to guide parents in dealing with the challenging emotions and concerns of children, while working to keep peace and harmony at home.
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The stigma of mental illness often prevents people from reaching out to get the help they need. What comes to your mind when you hear that someone is suffering from a mental illness? How you perceive these common challenges can affect your relationships with family, friends, co-workers, and others.
LEARNING ABOUT DEPRESSION / There are countless misconceptions about depression. This lack of understanding often prevents people from seeking help. For instance, depression is becoming more common in students, yet many don't understand why they're feeling so low and often families will dismiss the emotions as a phase. The following video explains what Depression is, the various causes, and how to confront it successfully.
For over 40 years, Advantage has served the community with one strong message — the message of hope. Thousands of people have received healing service from our agency and experienced the joy of recovery. It is because of the tireless and dedicated efforts of our physicians, clinicians and volunteers that clients can experience the freedom and independence that comes directly from our main mission. As you browse our website, I sincerely hope that you will enjoy discovering the essence and strength of our wonderful organization, Advantage.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
May 2, 2018
An increasing number of American children are being diagnosed with autism, according to new government figures.
May 2, 2018
This can include a higher risk of addiction
May 2, 2018
Local community mobilization event to discuss our local response to the Opioid epidemic
Our services cover the 10 county region of Northeast Georgia. We operate 6 behavioral health outpatient clinics and 7 clinical sites for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities.