These are specialists that are trained to deal with Psychiatric and substance abuse illnesses.
They seek to improve a patients well being and treat both physical and emotional, reasons for people diagnosed with a behavioral illness.
Treatment can include medications and therapy interventions.
Behavioral providers can specialize further in the treatment of children and adolescents, geriatrics, psychotherapy, sleep medicine, addictions, emergency and consult and liaison services.
Behavioral Health Providers often work with other specialists and support systems in a team effort to improve a patient's recovery, including schools, family members and friends.