Aspire (Albany Area Community Service Board) is a public, non-profit community service board providing mental health, addictive disease, and developmental disability services to citizens of Dougherty, Baker, Calhoun, Early, Lee, Miller, Terrell, and Worth Counties.
Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services provides the opportunity and support individuals need to take the first step in making changes to improve behavioral health and/or developmental disability challenges.
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Walk-In Crisis Assessment
Behavioral Health Crisis Center
601 West 11th Avenue
Albany, GA 31707
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Community Telehealth Survey
In partnership with the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), Division of Behavioral Health is gathering consumer feedback on the use of and satisfaction with telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We encourage the community to take this survery in hopes that that this will help shape a reform to include telehealth services across the continuum moving forward.
The survey is available in English and Spanish—all consumers will be able to access the feedback survey at www.survey.uga.edu/DBHDD
2021 NHSC Loan Repayment Programs Application Cycle
Accepting applications until May 6, 2021 at 7:30pm
About the programs:
- The NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) awards up to $50,000 in exchange for a two-year commitment to provide primary medical, dental or mental/behavioral health care at approved sites in high-need, underserved areas.
- The NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (NHSC SUD Workforce LRP) provides up to $75,000 in exchange for a three-year commitment to health care professionals who provide substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services.
- Providers in rural communities may apply to the NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program (NHSC Rural Community LRP), which awards up to $100,000 for three years of service.
What is a Community Service Board (CSB)?
Community Service Boards (CSBs) were set up by the state to provide direct and immediate assistance to those requiring help. Aspire is one of 27 agencies created by the state of Georgia to provide a safety net of care for behavioral health and developmental disabilities. If you or a family member needs access to supports for mental health, developmental disability, or substance-abuse services, find the nearest Community Service Board (CSB) that can assist or provide a referral. As a CSB, Aspire provides services to those in Southwest Georgia.
National Health Service Corps
As a National Health Service Corps site, we promise to:
- Serve all patients
- Offer discounted fees for patients who qualify
- Not deny services based on a person’s:
- Race, Color, Sex, Age, National Origin, Disability, Religion, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, or Inability to pay
- Accept insurance, including:
- Medicaid, Medicare, or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)