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Division of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

CABH PictureThe Division of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health is the Single State Authority for Children's Mental Health charged with monitoring and improving the children's behavioral health service delivery system. The Division is responsible for overseeing the implementation and evaluation of the federal block grant.  The Division works collaboratively across all child serving systems, at both the state and local level, to ensure access to quality behavioral health services and supports for children and adolescents with and or at risk for serious emotional disturbances.  The Division provides leadership and technical assistance to facilitate an effective system of care for children and their families.



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Programs and Services:

Preventing Youth Suicide National Association of School Psychologists 
Expanded School Mental Health (ESMH)
Family Advocacy, Support and training (FAST) Program
It's My Move - Youth Transition to Independence
West Virginia System of Care (WVSOC)


State Family Resources:

Mountain State Parent-Child & Adolescent Network (MSP-CAN)
West Virginia School Health Technical Assistance Center (WVSHTAC)
West Virginia School-Based Health Assembly (WVSBHA)
West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP)

National Resources:

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) School and Campus Health
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
What Kids Need: Building Blocks for Children and Youth

Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center Map

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