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Behavioral Health General Information

The Division of Behavioral Health is solicitating public comment on the Fiscal Year 2022 Synar Report by December 20, 2021. Written comments must be sent to the Department of Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health, Kneip Building, c/o 700 Governor’s Drive, Pierre, SD 57501. Comments will also be accepted via email at DSSBH@state.sd.us.

Strengthening and supporting children and adults with behavioral health needs through prevention services, community-based outpatient services, inpatient substance use disorder services, psychiatric hospitalization and services for offenders incarcerated in state correctional facilities. The goal of the continuum of behavioral health services is to foster independent and healthy individuals and families in South Dakota.

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For more information about behavioral health services, please contact the Division of Behavioral Health at 605.367.5236 or email questions to DSSBH@state.sd.us.