Yale Behavioral Health (YBH)

Yale Behavioral Health (YBH) is a program established under the aegis of the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. It is designed to meet the clinical, managerial, training, and consultative needs of state and city governments, hospitals, and community, behavioral health organizations. It meets these needs by combining state-of-the-art clinical services with strategies for efficiently managing care. Specific programs include an outpatient treatment facility that offers individual, group, and family therapy as well as pharmacotherapy. The agency provides treatment for a broad spectrum and severity of problems. It specializes in the care of adults with severe mental illness. In addition, YBH offers vocational services through the Workers Achieving Gainful Employment Program (WAGE). WAGE is a progressive vocational program that serves individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Designed to place clients in the community with competitive job placements, it draws upon its long history of effectively managing clinically based syndromes with an individual's autonomy and independence needed to work.

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