Behavioral Health

We know that good health means more than just taking care of physical needs. That’s why CareSource offers mental health services as a core part of your benefits. This means that you can get counseling and substance use disorder services from your CareSource health plan.

CareSource Covers Services to Help You with Mental Health or Addiction

Whether it’s depression, anxiety, alcohol or drug dependence, we provide treatment and counseling options to help you through difficult times in your life. We believe in recovery. We believe that treatment works. These are just a few of the services we provide to take care of you.

Services for You:

Addiction servicesTreatment options to help you with your dependence.
Assessments & ScreeningsTools to help you and your doctors find areas you may need help with to improve your health and well-being.
Partial HospitalizationA structured program of active psychiatric treatment provided as a hospital outpatient service or by a community mental health center, that is more intense than the care received in your doctor’s or therapist’s office and is an alternative to inpatient hospitalization.
CounselingIndividual, family and group sessions to talk it out.


Treatment to help with your dependence on alcohol/drugs.
Opioid treatmentOpioid treatment, including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT); specialized medications and therapy for maintenance and detoxification.
PsychiatryAdvanced therapy and medications to treat your condition (in medical office or home).
Residential treatmentLive-in recovery treatment for mental illness or drug dependence for individuals 21 years of age or younger.

This is not a complete list of benefits. See your member handbook or call Member Services for details.

Are You Feeling Depressed or Hopeless? GET HELP NOW!

Call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. We can help you find care and support if you are having suicidal thoughts or have conditions like bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, schizophrenia, dementia, ADHD or autism. For help day or night, call CareSource24®, our Nurse Advice Line, for help 24/7. The number is on your member ID card.

If you feel you are in a crisis or emergency situation, call 911. You can also call the Crisis Text Line or text HOME to 741741 to get help or call 988.

Are You Suffering from a Drug or Alcohol Problem? GET HELP NOW!

If you would like to make changes in your life like limiting alcohol use or stopping drug use, we can help. The path to recovery starts here. When you are ready for treatment, it’s important to start right away. Click here for next steps. You can also call the CareSource addiction hotline at 1-833-674-6437.

Find a Provider

In our Find a Doctor/Provider tool you will find a variety of health professionals including marriage and family therapists, substance use counselors, social workers, community mental health centers and more. If you don’t see the help you need, call us at 1-833-674-6437.

If you have a Care Manager, give them a call. A Care Manager can help you find the resources you need to be healthy.

Support Groups & Online Communities

Crisis Numbers

National Resources

Member Services: 1-855-202-0729 (TTY: 1-800-255-0056 or 711), Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.