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Burrell Behavioral Health
An affiliate of CoxHealth

"In all things, there is opportunity for growth."

At some time in your life behavioral health issues or problems are likely to touch you or those you love. But at Burrell Behavioral Health we believe in all things there is opportunity for growth . . . including the personal strength and growth that can come from confronting a behavioral health challenge.

Every day we are about helping people maximize their own potential. At Burrell we provide behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families, as well as to adults and seniors. We are pleased to be able serve more than 28,600 individuals and families every year.

A recent recipient of the Community Provider National Award of Excellence from the National Council of Community Behavioral Healthcare, Burrell continues to strive for excellence in behavioral health services. The award is given to an organization within the United States that has demonstrated excellence in consumer-centered care, use of creative service options, community-based coordinated system of care and cost-effective care. Having previously received this award for "Children�s Services Continuum of Care" and for "Lifetime Achievement," Burrell is the only organization ever to be recognized with three of the National Council�s Excellence Awards. The National Council has a membership of over 1,000 organizations.

Burrell Behavioral Health is a comprehensive system of care that increases all clients� chances of fully participating in their communities, enjoying the support of their families and friends and remaining vocationally and socially active. To increase awareness of mental health issues and to enhance accessibility of services, Burrell continues to develop partnerships within the community�s network of health and human services. Screening, counseling, psychiatric consultation, case management and training are being provided in over 37 community agencies in Burrell�s seven county primary service area. In addition, Burrell clinical staff have been placed into eight medical clinics to better integrate health and behavioral health services. Our hospital-based psychological services department provides consultation and collaborative services to numerous hospital departments such as cardiac rehab, diabetes, cancer and oncology.

Burrell has long been committed to action-oriented research, and since 1996, has supported a full-time research department that evaluates our services on an ongoing basis. These evaluations examine consumer satisfaction with services, changes in client symptoms and functioning, patterns of service use and employee satisfaction, among other important issues. In addition, Burrell�s research activities have focused on the needs of the aging population, the relationship of the brain�s electrophysiology to depression after stroke, and the impact of chronic disease self-management programs on patient functioning and quality of life. The research initiatives undertaken at Burrell, many of which have resulted in published articles or national presentations, have been invaluable in securing many of our current grant-funded programs. Most contemporary granting authorities require of their grantees a significant capacity to conduct and use outcomes research. Burrell has built the infrastructure to do such work. Burrell has also made significant commitments and established much value in the area of professional and community education. For example, we routinely offer to the community classes for divorcing parents (designed to help lessen the impact of the breakup on children), for those suffering from grief and loss, and for those who wish to improve their assertiveness or emotional intelligence, among many others. As a continuing education sponsor approved by the American Psychological Association, we also maintain offerings designed to enhance and expand behavioral health providers� knowledge and skills. Additionally, Burrell maintains a post-doctoral training program aimed at fulfilling the licensure requirements for Missouri psychologists.

We are located at 1300 Bradford Parkway, near Cox South. Services are also offered through locations and satellite offices throughout Springfield and in the surrounding counties.

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