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Behavioral Health Education

Take advantage of Avera Behavioral Health’s educational opportunities for individuals, families and health care professionals.

Resources to Help You Cope

You can also visit our health library or Avera Balance for information on a broad range of behavioral health topics such as:

Community Resources

Find the support you need through resources available in communities across the Avera region. Call the Helpline Center at 211 or 605-339-4357 for meeting times and locations for the following support groups:


This free, long-term peer support program exists to help individuals and families manage the chronic disease of addiction. Face It TOGETHER promotes the acceptance of alcohol and other drug problems in families and communities, helps people overcome barriers to recovery, and serves to advance addiction management services and solutions to benefit entire communities. Learn more about Face It TOGETHER.

Workplace Resources

Participate in Employee Enrichment Workshops geared toward educating employees on work/life issues. Learn about topics such as balancing work and home, beating burnout, dealing with difficult people, managing stress and a variety of other topics through Avera Employee Assistance Programs.

Research Resources

Enjoy access to research from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders, and research studies through our membership in the NIMH Outreach Partnership Program. is a free, confidential resource developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves. The website helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. Here, visitors can learn about the experiences of people like them and find the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues.

Behavioral Health Expertise

Find a behavioral health provider at an Avera location near you.

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Friday Forums for Professionals

Avera offers interactive presentations for behavioral health professionals. The Friday Forum sessions are offered monthly and can be attended in-person or via video conference.

Find a schedule and additional details.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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