Avoiding the dentist due to anxiety or worry? Our behavioral health is connected to our oral health. Connect with our HUSKY Health partner, Carelon (formerly Beacon Health Options). They are ready to help.
Behavioral Health Assistance: Our Behavioral Health Partner
If you are in need of community-based behavioral health services and supports, including help with depression and anxiety, or more complex challenges like autism and opioid use disorder, Carelon (formerly Beacon Health Options) connects people to treatment that works. These behavioral health services are available to Connecticut’s Medicaid members , including children and families who are enrolled in HUSKY Health and DCF Limited Benefit programs.
This service is part of the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership that consists of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). Consultation is provided to the Partnership by a legislatively mandated Oversight Council. The Departments contract with Carelon Behavioral Health (formerly Beacon Health Options) to serve as the Administrative Services Organization (ASO). The contract is designed to create an integrated behavioral health service system for our members; Connecticut’s Medicaid populations, including children and families who are enrolled in HUSKY Health and DCF Limited Benefit programs.