Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
What We Do:
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health employs more than 7,000 staff and operates 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults – and their families – every year.
Our programs are offered in hospital, residential, community and school-based settings. They include:
- Comprehensive Assessment, Diagnostics and Measurement to support data-driven care
- Evidence-based Treatment and Special Education
- Transition and Independent Life Services
- Family Education and Professional Training
- Research and Innovation to advance the field
- Advocacy, Public Awareness and Prevention
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.