About Us

We provide individualized mental health services to children, youth and adults in a manner that encourages resilience and wellness.  Our goal through education, treatment and support, is for each person to live a meaningful and productive life of their choice.

About JBS Mental Health Authority

JBS is a regional, public, nonprofit corporation established under Act 310 of the 1967 Alabama Legislature. The region served by the Authority is designated in the State Mental Health Plan as Region M-5, and comprises Jefferson, Blount and St. Clair counties, with a total of more than 800,000 residents. There are three mental health centers which serve the region. It is the responsibility of the Authority to plan, coordinate and develop the system of mental health services for the entire region. The Authority provides consultation regarding program development and funding; coordination of regional programs; delivery of region-wide services; and a consolidated budgeting process to simplify the funding of programs at the local and state level.

As an Act 310 Board, designated as a regional authority by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, JBS is authorized to receive state, local and other monies.

Three counties and twelve municipal governments appoint the Board of Directors to the Authority. The appointing bodies are:

Blount County
Jefferson County
Mountain Brook
Pell City
St. Clair County
Vestavia Hills

How to contact JBS Mental Health Authority

You can call us directly at (205) 595-4555 or fill out this form and we will contact you shortly.

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JBS Mental Health Authority
940 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham AL 35213

205.595.4555 Office
205.592.3539 Fax


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JBS Mental Health Authority is a participating facility in the National Health Service Corps. No one will be denied access to the services we provide due to an inability to pay, and we use a discounted/sliding fee schedule to determine charges for each person.

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