Mission Statement

Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas (BHSST) provides a multilevel approach inclusive of prevention, intervention, treatment, recovery and research 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.


One life, one family, one community in a culture of behavioral wellness. Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas promotes a quality of life across the lifespan meeting core behavioral health and wellness services with integration across other human domains: Core behavioral health and wellness vision includes:

  • Prevention of substance use, abuse, and dependency
  • Intervention to risk groups
  • Recovery Support across the continuum of care: Problem Identification; Screening/Assessment; Referral; Intervention; Treatment; and Follow-up.
  • Coalitions to unite communities to develop and implement evidence-based approaches
  • Research and analysis to evaluate regional needs and promote better outcomes

Integration across other human domains includes:

  • Primary healthcare and wellbeing
  • Economic and Social supports
  • Livability and safety from violence
  • Human rights and human development

Core Values

Learning Environment: The continuous process of professional development and cultural competency based on the belief that every individual shares a journey of growth and every moment in life offers us an opportunity to experience a deeper understanding of ourselves, others, the environment, and our faith and beliefs.

Responsibility to self and others: The beneficence and protection against harm recognizes the boundaries of service in individual, group and community responsibility and competence to the good of all in fairness and justice.

Integrity of work: Promoting fidelity to our mission goals, and objectives under the guidance of policies, leadership, and accountability; and through the implementation of our strategic plan and Quality Management Plan. (Includes our grants and contracts statement of work and performance measures.

Listening Spirit: The building of relationship through collaborations, partnerships, and in the daily professional practice and recognition for the person, team, and work environment to meet the needs of all involved: participants, clients, customers, employees, and the broader society; promoting an environment of health and well-being, spiritual awareness, growth, and success through advocacy, empowerment and ownership.



Our customers represent every individual and their family, every provider whose responsibility is to deliver behavioral health services to the client and participant, every ancillary service provider associated with our network, and our funding source. Our customers include association through contract, Letters of Agreement, Memorandums of Understanding, consent to disclose information, and through shared purpose in serving the needs of individuals, families, and community.

Program Spotlight

Dear Friends and Community,   We are reaching out to our community to help us raise funds to support programs and services helping children, adults, and families impacted by or at risk for developing a drug abuse problem. One of our current areas of focus relates to the opioid epidemic. We are working to help … Continue reading Save The Date: 11th Annual “Noche Inolvidable”

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  • Oct. 7th – Health & Fitness Expo
    UNIDAD Coalition

    Sep-Thursday 07th

          Free Community Event! There will be education on Diet and Nutrition, Mental Health, and Self-Breast Exams. There will also be health screenings for Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Dental,...read more

    • I Tune Out Drugs

      Aug-Thursday 10th

      Come Join Us in Los Fresnos for the "I Tune Out Drugs Back to School Fair". There will be lots of activities including Free School Supplies and Free Haircuts! Don't...read more

      • A Clean Start is a Smart Start

        Aug-Thursday 10th

        Come Join us in Brownsville for the 2nd Annual "A Clean Start is a Smart Start". There will be games and Free School Supplies so don't miss out!read more

        • Smoke-Free McAllen

          Aug-Wednesday 09th

            On Wednesday, August 30th at 5:30pm the City of McAllen will be holding a public hearing at the City Hall Commission Chambers (1300 W. Houston Ave.) regarding a comprehensive...read more


  • Regional Town Hall Meeting
    Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention

    Jul-Tuesday 25th

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  • Amazon Prime Day!

    Jul-Monday 10th

    Amazon Prime Day Are you interested in supporting Behavioral Health Solutions and would like to contribute to our organization?  Here are two ways that you can: 1.Participate in Amazon's Prime...read more

  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries

    Jul-Wednesday 05th

    2017 Funded Partner A proud partner of Methodist Healthcare Ministries' (MHM) mission in providing health care services to the uninsured and underserved population. Our collaboration provides an integrated health care...read more

  • Addiction Is Not Just a Young Person’s Disease

    Jul-Wednesday 05th

    Addiction Is Not Just a Young Person’s Disease   There are many people from a diverse walk of life that have a commonality of facing addiction and are over the...read more


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