Human Services

Behavioral Health Care Services


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The primary goal of the Behavioral Healthcare programs is to promote maximum independent living in the community for persons with serious mental illness or substance abuse problems, thereby preventing unnecessary, restrictive institutional placements. The objective is to help these individuals become productive Arlington citizens who are integrated into the community.   

Substance Abuse Services - 703-228-4900
Early intervention and primary treatment services to prepare adults for recovery from alcohol and drug dependency. All services are confidential. Learn more>>


Mental Health Services - 703-228-4864
Services to assist adults with mental health problems. Bilingual staff are available and all services are confidential. Learn more>>


Mental Health Emergency Services - 703-228-5160 (24-Hour Emergency Line: 703-228-4256)
Emergency mental health services for individuals experiencing an acute mental health crisis. Learn more>>



Domestic Violence Services
Violence Intervention Program 
Batterers Intervention Program

703-228-1500 | Hotline - 703-228-4848
Specialized services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, 24-hour crisis intervention, client advocacy, companion services, individual and group counseling. Batterers Intervention Program prevents interpersonal violence through specialized services to abusers to stop the cycle of violence in families.


Wellness and Recovery Programs
We believe in recovery for all people with mental health and substance use disorders, while recognizing that recovery is a non-linear process and different for each person.


Department of Human Services
Behavioral Healthcare Division

1725 N. George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22205

Phone: 703-228-5160
Fax: 703-228-5234

TTY: 703-228-4612 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. / 703-228-4256 for 24-hour emergency

Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Recovery Oriented System Indicators (ROSI) Survey - FY 2011 Survey Results
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)

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Community Services Board (CSB)
Clarendon House | Job Avenue
    NAMI PACT Advocacy Guide
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources in Arlington and Northern Virginia
Behavioral Health Care Related Links

Last Modified: November 20, 2013
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611