Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas

Pharr, TX   |  www.bhsst.org

Mission

Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas (BHSST) provides a multilevel approach inclusive of prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery to reduce substance abuse and related co-existing conditions in our communities, encourage healthier life-style related to at risk public health behaviors, and promote stronger families. Our multi-level approach centers on age appropriateness, cultural and language relevancy in an environment that is research and outcome based. BHSST aims to be a leader in the development of resources appropriate to its communities by strengthening collaborations and engaging community members to guide our efforts.

Ruling year info

1993

Chief Executive Officer

Dcn Jose G Gonzalez

Main address

5510 N Cage Blvd Ste E

Pharr, TX 78577 USA

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EIN

74-2648885

NTEE code info

Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and Treatment (F20)

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Youth Prevention Universal (YPU)

Youth Prevention Universal provides universal prevention services that promote a proactive process to address health and wellness for individuals, families, and communities by enhancing protective factors that increase knowledge, skills, and attitudes for making health choices. YPU is designed to reach the entire population without regard to individual risk factors and are designed to reach a very large audience or population such as a community, school, or neighborhood.

Population(s) Served

Youth Prevention Selective program provides selective prevention services for youth that preclude the onset of the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) and fosters the development of social and physical environments that promote health and drug-free lifestyles. Activities target subgroups of the general population that are determined to be at risk for substance abuse.

Population(s) Served

YPI program services are designed to prevent or interrupt the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) by youth and young adults who are showing early warning signs of substance use and/or exhibiting other at-risk problem behaviors in order to stop the progression and escalation of use and related problems.

Population(s) Served

PRC serves as the central data collection repository and substance abuse prevention training liaison for Region 11. To facilitate the development of the Regional Needs Assessment (RNA), PRC identifies local community and county data collection resources in Region 11. Also identifies local community, county and regional training needs and resources.

Population(s) Served

The UNIDAD Coalition is focused on building collaborations to prevent underage drinking, marijuana use, and prescription drug use among youth adults in Hidalgo County. UNIDAD engages in environmental strategy development, increasing awareness, and enhancing prevention efforts throughout Hidalgo County. The UNIDAD Coalition mobilizes Hidalgo County residents to action against substance abuse related issues since 2004.

Population(s) Served

CASA Coalition’s focus is to encourage community mobilization to implement evidence-based environmental strategies, change policy and social norms in communities to prevent and reduce underage drinking. CASA Coalition also aims to prevent marijuana or prescription drug use/abuse based on the identified needs of the community through community mobilization and the implementation of evidence-based environmental strategies.

Population(s) Served

CASA Coalition’s focus is to encourage community mobilization to implement evidence-based environmental strategies, change policy and social norms in communities to prevent and reduce underage drinking. CASA Coalition also aims to prevent marijuana or prescription drug use/abuse based on the identified needs of the community through community mobilization and the implementation of evidence-based environmental strategies.

Population(s) Served

The ADAP Coalition is the first Coalition focused on building collaborations to prevent underage drinking and precription drug use among youth and young adults in the cities of La Joya and Penitas. ADAP Coalition staff conduct prevention presentations, disseminates information, and mobilizes members to coordinate and implement environmental strategies and changes specific to preventing underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.

Population(s) Served

The PCI Coalition is the first coalition focused on building collaborations to prevent underage drinking and prescription drug use among youth adults in the City of Brownsville. PCI Coalition staff conduct prevention presentations, disseminates information, and mobilizes members to coordinate and implement environmental strategies and changes specific to preventing underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.

Population(s) Served

The Rural Border Intervention program focuses on providing youth and adults residing in remote rural border communities with services aimed at preventing and intervening in substance use/abuse behaviors and increasing access to substance abuse and mental health treatment services. RBI program services include outreach throughout communities in the six (Brooks, Duvall, Jim Hogg, Starr, Willacy, and Zapata) targeted counties, referral linkages to substance abuse and mental health treatment services implementation of evidence based approaches focused on reducing risks and enhancing protective factors related to substance abuse and other rural border risk factors.

Population(s) Served

Pregnant Post Partum Intervention/Treatment Programs provide intervention for pregnant and postpartum adult and adolescent women at risk for substance abuse in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties. The programs are designed to reduce the incidence of fetal and infant alcohol, tobacco and drug (ATOD) to facilitate a healthy lifestyle for all participants.
Pregnant Post Partum Intervention Programs offer on-site, gender specific, community-based outreach, intervention, motivational counseling, case management, treatment referral and support for at risk women. Risk factors include: domestic violence, mental health problems, teen pregnancy, and poverty. Families are supported by planning and service coordination for children in foster care.

Population(s) Served

PADRE provides community-based, gender-specific intervention services to parenting males and expecting fathers with substance use disorders or who are at risk of developing substance use disorders.

Population(s) Served

The ASAT program implements motivational interviewing, experiential learning, and cognitive behavioral techniques to support clients in meeting their substance abuse treatment goals.

Population(s) Served

RSS purpose is to increase the prevalence and quality of long term recovery from substance use disorder by mobilizing recovery support services. RSS aims to develop a community-based workforce that can successfully integrate recovery support services and support individuals’ efforts to initiate and sustain their recovery, expand the availability and quality of recovery-oriented supports and services within community-based organizations, and establish effective linkages between community-based organizations and recovery support organizations, substance use disorder treatment, and other sources of support within the community.

Population(s) Served

YRC staff will work to support and increase the prevalence of long term recovery from substance use disorders of youth between the ages of 13-21 to include those with co-occurring mental health disorders and the families. Program design will ensure that recovery- oriented values and principles include Choice of Self Determination by providing participants the opportunity to select from a menu of supports and services that correspond with participant personal interests and recovery goals.

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Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas

Board of directors
as of 3/24/2017
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Beverly Skloss

Origins Recovery Centers


Board co-chair

Luis V. Rodriguez

Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District

Richard Torres Occupational Therapist

Edinburg Regional Rehabilitative Services

George Gonzalez Priest, Chaplain, and Therapist

Diocese of Brownsville

Analiza Amaya-Diaz Pharmacist

Valley Baptist Medical Center/Tenet Health