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Community Behavioral Health

Community Behavioral Health Services
The Community Behavioral Health program accredits and contracts with agencies to provide a continuum of state funded, community based behavioral health services. Individuals who meet programmatic and financial eligibility criteria may qualify for state funded services.

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Contact Information

Melanie Boetel, Assistant Director
Department of Social Services
Division of Behavioral Health
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3123
Fax 605.773.7076


Correctional Behavioral Health

To provide quality mental health and substance abuse services to the juvenile and adult offenders committed to the Department of Correction’s institutions and to assist the Department of Corrections in using evidence based practices to maximize opportunities for rehabilitation and recovery.

Chemical dependency counselors and mental health professionals are located in the state's correctional institutions and provide the following services:

The Correctional Behavioral Health program contracts with licensed psychiatrists to provide psychiatric consultations, diagnosis and treatment plan services.

Learn more about the state's correctional institutions, by visiting the South Dakota Department of Corrections website.

Contact Information

Jennie Englund, Assistant Director
Department of Social Services
Division of Behavioral Health
1600 North Drive, PO Box 5911
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
Phone: 605.367.5236
Fax: 605.367.5239