BHI Mission Statement & Goals

This website is for informational purposes concerning the Behavioral Health Initiative. If you are looking for referrals or additional information about behavioral health services, call 211. If this is an emergency, please call 911. 

Mission Statement

Geisinger Commonwealth and community partners will collaborate on solutions for the behavioral health needs of northeastern and north central Pennsylvania through services, educational programs and transdisciplinary research designed to improve the capacity and quality of clinical competencies of our healthcare workforce and enhance the wellbeing of the communities we serve.


  • Raise community awareness of behavioral health issues
  • Increase community access to behavioral health services
  • Reduce the disparity of care in behavioral health services
  • Champion the integration of behavioral and physical healthcare
  • Increase capacity of health care services
  • Strengthen the healthcare workforce