Behavioral Health Impacts Many Americans Each Day. 51.5 million Americans (18+) are living with a mental health illness and/or substance use disorder (SUD).

SUDs and mental illnesses have some of the same risk factors. Additionally, having a mental illness can sometimes cause an individual to be prone to a SUD, and individuals with SUDs are at greater risk for mental health challenges.

But there’s hope and treatment for individuals with both SUDs and mental illness. Effective care considers the entire person and the support they will need to recover, thrive, and live whole. Trained providers, coordinated care teams, evidence-based programs, and resources and help them achieve lifetime


The Behavioral Health Advancement Resource Center (BHARC) is a resource to develop and disseminate new ideas, tools, and solutions to critical behavioral health issues including the opioid epidemic, substance use disorders, suicide prevention, and more. A leader in behavioral health initiatives, The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) brings together subject matter experts with exceptional experience, as well as commitment to behavioral health solutions. Bizzell SMEs have depth and breadth of expertise across the public health spectrum, including clinical medicine, community health,  substance use disorders, mental health, and maternal and child health. The vision and foundation of our company is a commitment to building healthy, secure, connected, and sustainable communities across our nation and around the world.

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