About BHSST

Mission Statement

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



Vision

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.

 


Customers

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

25th Anniversary

    25th Anniversary Announcement We proudly announce our 25th Anniversary of “Changing Minds, Changing Hearts, Changing Lives!” Founded in 1991, Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas was originally named Rio Grande Valley Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and has developed into a major partner in South Texas covering Health and Human Services Region … Continue reading Program Spotlight

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Resources

events

  • Hidalgo County National Night Out

    Sep-Thursday 29th

    National Night Out Join UNIDAD Coalition who will be participating at the Hidalgo County National Night Out.        read more

    • Prevention Matters Meme Contest

      Sep-Tuesday 27th

      BHSST Staff attended the 14th Annual Fall Prevention Provider Meeting in Austin. BHSST participated in the Prevention Matters Meme Contest. The agency worked together and submitted a MEME for this year's contest, and we...read more

      • 17th Annual Festival & Parade

        Sep-Thursday 22nd

        17th Annual Festival & Parade   The 17th Annual Red Ribbon Parade & Festival is a partnership with PSJA ISD, City of Alamo, City of Pharr, City of San Juan...read more

        • Rally for Recovery

          Aug-Friday 19th

          Big Texas Rally For Recovery! Join the Voices for Recovery: Our Families. Our Stories. Our Recovery! Go to TexasRecovers.org for more information https://www.facebook.com/BigTexasRallyForRecovery/      read more

Blogs

  • PREVENTION WORKS!

    Dec-Monday 19th

    Prevention works! Recently in speaking to an employee he commented on how he has seen a change in schools that would attempt to minimize an incident where drugs were involved...read more

  • BHS Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Nov-Monday 14th

    25th Anniversary Announcement We proudly announce our 25th Anniversary of “Changing Minds, Changing Hearts, Changing Lives!” Founded in 1991, Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas was originally named Rio Grande...read more

  • Buprenorphine Implants

    Jun-Wednesday 01st

    “The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Probuphine, an implant that contains the opioid addiction treatment buprenorphine. The drug has been available in oral form for 14 years, CNBC...read more

  • Are you a Marijuana Dabber?

    May-Wednesday 25th

    Are you a dabber, or a vaporer, or maybe a shatterer? Hopefully none of the above. How many ways can you get your marijuana? “Dabbing” according to the Drug Enforcement...read more

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