Behavioral Health

With the stresses of today’s world, our mental health is as important as our physical health. For this reason, CareSource offers behavioral health as part of your core benefits. This means counseling and addiction services are covered benefits by 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 treatment works. These are just a few of the services CareSource covers to take care of you.

Services for you:

Addiction servicesTreatment options to help you with your dependence

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Individualized help for members 18 and older with serious mental illness

Assessments & Screenings

Tools to help you and your doctors find areas you may need help to improve your health and well-being

Partial Hospitalization

A structured program of active psychiatric treatment provided as a hospital outpatient service or by a community mental health center. These services are more intense than the care received in your doctor’s or therapist’s office. It is an alternative to inpatient hospitalization.


Individual, family and group sessions to talk it out


Treatment to help with your dependence on alcohol/drugs

Intensive Home-Based Treatment (IHBT)

Treatment for emotional disturbed members 18 and under; in some circumstances IHBT may be available to members aged 18 – 21.

Opioid treatment

Opioid treatment, including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT); specialized medications and therapy for maintenance and detoxification


Advanced therapy and medications to treat your condition (in medical office or home)

Residential treatment

Live-in recovery treatment for mental illness or drug dependence

This is not a complete list of benefits. See your Member Handbook or call Member Services for additional details. Ohio MyCare members aged 18-21 will be evaluated for potential eligibility into the Ohio Rise Program.