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Children's Behavioral Health Services focus on behavioral health treatment and services for children from birth up to their 21st birthday. Services include providing information and assistance with referrals for children and youth with developmental disabilities/delays, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and mental health disorders.

In 2018, the Office of Child and Family Services partnered with Public Consulting Group (PCG) to evaluate and pursue recommendations for improvements to the CBHS system. OCFS and PCG collaborated with leadership from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), OCFS staff, families, providers, and stakeholders to develop a report on the CBHS system and formulate a group of prioritized strategies meant to improve the CBHS system of care. Over the last two years CBHS staff have collaborated with stakeholders to implement these system improvement efforts.  For the latest update on CBHS system improvement efforts, please read our latest report from December 2020 here

Maine Children's Behavioral Health Services

VISION: All Maine children and their families receive the services and supports they need to live safe, healthy and productive lives in their home, school and community.

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CBHS Vision statement infographic

Updates on System Improvement Efforts

Children's Behavioral Health Services Internal Operations Report

Children's Behavioral Health Services Assessment Final Report

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