Advantage Behavioral Health Systems - En Español

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems is a publicly-funded provider of behavioral health, developmental disability, and addictive disease services for Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, and Walton counties. A Community Service Board (CSB) is the governing body for Advantage Behavioral Health Systems and is comprised of members from the counties served.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Athens-Clarke County Clinic
250 North Avenue, Athens, GA 30601  (map)
Intake/Emergency Services
195-B Miles Street, Athens, GA 30601
Alcohol & Other Drug Services
195 Miles Street, Athens, GA 30601
SED/Child & Adolescent Services
2085 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605

Phone: (706) 389-6789


Executive Director: Oliver J. Booker

Target Population: People who are in need of behavioral health services.

Eligibility: No eligibility requirements. Patients may have a self-referral or a physician referral.

Appointments: Patients should set up an appointment to be seen.

Services: Adult mental health, developmental disabilities, community employment, residential services, child and adolescent services, and addictive diseases.

Payment: Payments are based on a sliding fee scale by the Department of Human Services (self-pay). Advantage Behavioral Health Systems also accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and some private insurance.