Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
Phone: 1-671-647-5440, 1-671-647-8833/4 (Crisis Hotline)
Types of Services Offered: 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Hotlines, Counseling Services, Information & Referral, Medical & Health Services, Education & Training, Substance Abuse Services, Support Services
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The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center is commonly called GBHWC. Founded on August 19, 1983 through public law 17-21 introduce by Senator M.K. Hartsock, GBHWC became a recognized Department of GovGuam.
GBHWC can be of Service to Consumers, family members, service providers (public and private), and general public. Any person needing mental health and drug and alcohol services can contact GBHWC. Fee schedule would allow services extended to individuals with insurance.
GBHWC's Vision is, "That more Caring Communities will be visible throughout the island promoting positive mental health and healthy lifestyles through prevention and education strategies and That the practice of ensuring delivery of mandated mental health services reflects collaborative engagement and a Standard of Excellence".
GBHWC's Role is to provide Mental Health & Substance Abuse treatment to adults & children; and to develop privately funded community based programs. GBHWC's role as the single state entity is to provide mental health services to the population of Guam either as a direct provider of services or contract services out and have a regulatory role.
790 Gov. Carlos G. Camacho Road, Tamuning, GUAM, GUAM
1-671-647-5440, 1-671-647-8833/4 (Crisis Hotline)
behavioral health, crisis intervention, hotlines, counseling, information & referral, health, training, substance abuse, substance abuse services, support services