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Behavioral Health Network

Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a regional provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for adults, children and families. BHN began as the Child Guidance Clinic in 1938 and has grown into the largest behavioral health service provider in Western Massachusetts. BHN serves those with life challenges due to mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Across all programs, BHN offers support, guidance and tools that help individuals make positive changes and live fulfilling lives. Today, BHN serves over 35,000 individuals annually at 40 locations across Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Suffolk and Berkshire counties, and employs over 2,300 people.... Read more


All BHN programs offer support, guidance, and tools that help individuals make positive, life-altering changes. Whether a person has intellectual or physical disabilities, struggles with drug or alcohol addiction, or is challenged by mental illness, BHN helps people develop more fulfilling lives.... Read more


As new needs arise and methods of delivering services constantly evolve, BHN is always working to collaborate and innovate, while at the same time sustaining programs that have a history of positive impact on our participants and the communities of Massachusetts.... Read more


BHN’s mission is to help individuals, families, and communities improve the quality of life for those with behavioral and developmental challenges.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

The diversity of BHN's workforce represents one of our strengths. Our people come from all backgrounds, bringing their passion for helping others to the life-changing work we do.
BHN is as much about the people doing the work on the ground as it is about programs and the infrastructure needed to serve the community. The thousands of interactions we have in the community have a human face. We are a large organization that has a heart.
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BHN Values
We recognize the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual and treat each other with compassion and kindness. BHN staff supports those we serve to state their needs, wants, hopes, and dreams and we shape our interactions based on the unique needs of each individual.
We believe that all people have the right to exist free of stigma and discrimination. We promote diversity and shape our interactions with respect to one another’s culture and personal preferences. We respect and treat equally all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or income level.
We value each other as individuals and pledge to act with honesty, integrity, and fairness in our interactions. We strive to work as a team and support one another, regardless of our different roles. We aspire to be a community that is constantly learning from one another and our broader environment and remain open to improving and growing.


Springfield, MA


2,300 US Employees


Behavioral & Mental Health

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  • 2023

  • 2022

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