Children's Mental Health



LC System of Care


Children's Mental Health

Programs & Services:
About the Children's Mental Health Unit 
Click here to find out information about services the CMHU provides, how to access your insurance for behavioral health services, and to find out if your child/adolescent is eligible for services through the CMHU.   

Behavioral Health
Click here to view the behavioral health services that are available in Lehigh County.  You will also find program descriptions, information on how to access these services as well as a provider list (these providers have contracts with Magellan Behavioral Health; please note the list is subject to change).  View Medical Necessity Criteria for Services.

Magellan Behavioral Health
View information on our managed care organization.

Children's Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) Stakeholders Quality Work Group
Mission Statement
:  “To Improve the Quality Of and Access To the BHRS System”.
Meeting Minutes
October 20, 2008
February 9, 2009
August 17, 2009
December 4, 2009
February 8, 2010
April 12, 2010
June 14, 2010
August 9, 2010
October 11, 2010
December 13, 2010
February 14, 2011
May 9, 2011
June 13, 2011
August 8, 2011
October 10, 2011
December 12, 2011
February 13, 2012
April 9, 2012
October 8, 2012
December 10, 2012
February 11, 2013
April 8, 2013
June 10, 2013
October 14, 2013
April 14, 2014
February 23, 2015
May 18, 2015
BHRS Goals
PA Program Standard Requirements

Other Useful Information:
Act 62--what is it?
The Autism Insurance Act requires that commercial health insurance companies begin to provide covered benefits for many children with an autism spectrum disorder. 
View information on service denials and issues and additional information on eligibility and answers to frequently asked questions.

Helpful Brochures

Get Involved with the County Leadership Team!
The goal is to build the bridge between youth, families, and professionals--by sharing your own experiences and making recommendations to the Lehigh County Department of Human Services on how 'the Systems' can improve their services and outcomes for YOU and the upcoming generation of children and families.