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Emphasizing Quality and Equitable Access

BHARP strives to ensure that all individuals receiving behavioral health services in the North Central Region have access to a comprehensive array of high quality, cost effective, community based, and recovery-oriented services that maximize their potential for recovery.  Learn More >

The Behavioral Health Alliance of Rural Pennsylvania (BHARP) was established in the fall of 2006 and is comprised of County MH/ID Administrators and Human Service Directors, along with Drug and Alcohol Single County Authorities from 24 counties in north central Pennsylvania. BHARP is a Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation who is the primary contractor for the North Central Behavioral HealthChoices Contract.

BHARP’s Mission:

To explore, develop and/or enhance specialized services for complex, high need populations through the workgroup structure.

To advocate for and develop the capacity to advance the philosophy and practices of recovery and resiliency in our rural communities.

The BHARP will accomplish this mission through the dedication, determination, and hard-work that characterizes its membership.

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Upcoming Events

BHARP Informational Meeting

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

BHARP Board Meeting

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

RSST Moosic Office

February 7 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm

Network Committee Meeting

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm