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The African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is a new national Center funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Our academic home is the National Center for Primary Care, Morehouse School of Medicine.

We are determined to help our field transform behavioral health services for African Americans, making them: Safer, More effective, More accessible, More inclusive More welcoming, More engaging, and More culturally appropriate and responsive.

We will do this through collaboration, training, technical assistance, and a variety of written and recorded resources.  Our efforts will be guided by: A distinguished Executive Advisory Board; An innovative Black Stakeholders Engagement Council reaching deep into the community, and A National Strategic Partners Group. Our work will remain rooted in our main goals: