The clinic will provide robust behavioral health services and wrap-around services to open in 2023.
Lewiston, ID. November 2, 2022 – CHAS Health is in the development phases to bring the first Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), a specially-designated clinic that provides a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use services, to the Lewis-Clark Valley. Scheduled to open in Spring 2023, the CHAS Behavioral Health Center – Lewiston will include patients in the design and delivery of behavioral health services while also providing wrap-around care, regardless of ability to pay.
Funded through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the CHAS Behavioral Health Center – Lewiston will be the third CHAS Health clinic location in the Lewis-Clark Valley, joining a medical clinic in Lewiston and dental clinic in Clarkston.
“The CHAS Behavioral Health Center – Lewiston will help fill a need in the community,” said Aaron Wilson, CEO of CHAS Health. “By providing specialized care for behavioral health conditions as well as care coordination, peer support services, targeted case management, and other collaborative care, we will be helping meet the behavioral health needs of community members with significant mental health and substance use diagnoses.”
CHAS Health is actively hiring staff for CHAS Behavioral Health Center – Lewiston and working with community partners to determine community needs as well as space to house the clinic. Current available positions include behavioral health providers, certified medical assistants, administrative staff, and other roles. More information on open positions can be found at www.chas.org/southcareers.
About CHAS Health
CHAS Health is a local, non-profit organization, currently serving approximately 100,000 patients in the Inland Northwest. CHAS Health provides high quality health care to everyone, regardless of insurance status. Our mission is to improve the overall health of the communities we serve by expanding access to quality health and wellness services. Those services include medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, and health education. Visit www.chas.org for more information.