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Bestself Behavioral Health

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Bestself Behavioral Health is a substance abuse organization based in Buffalo, NY that was founded in 1971. As of 2019 they had $51 million in revenue and $18 million in assets.

Lake shore Behavioral Health, Inc. Promotes self-sufficiency, wellness and recovery, and an enhanced quality of life for all individuals with mental illnesses and addictive disorders by providing effective, accessible, and culturally-sensitive service...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Lake Shore Behavioral Health.

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Program areas at Bestself Behavioral Health

Clinics: Bestself Behavioral Health, Inc. offers outpatient mental Health services for children, adults and families by providing evidence-based treatment and medication therapy for a wide range of challenges. Bestself also offers a full spectrum of care for individuals experiencing problems with alcohol or drug use from counseling and medication-assisted treatment to relapse and prevention training. Additional services at Bestself's clinics include crisis intervention, Health monitoring, peer services, case management and psychiatric rehabilitation.

Building brighter futures: Bestself Behavioral Health, inc.'s building brighter futures (bbf) provides high quality school-based emotional supports and expanded learning programs. Bbf is designed to strengthen children, families and communities by promoting academic achievement, positive youth development, healthy life choices, and family literacy. Activities reinforce and compliment the regular academic program, promote a college and career ready culture, and deliver strong social-emotional learning opportunities.

Care coordination: Bestself Behavioral Health, Inc. has both an adult and childrens Health home, which provide free, comprehensive care management services to qualified medicaid recipients to ensure their medical, mental Health and substance abuse needs are being met through the use of personalized care plans. Bestself also has a children's high fidelity wrap program that partners with families of seriously emotionally disturbed children to create and implement an individual plan of care that supports and strengthens the family in order to maintain the child in the community.

Form 990s for Bestself Behavioral Health

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 29, 2020990View PDF
2016-12Oct 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 13, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Oct 6, 2015990View PDF
2013-12Nov 26, 2014990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Bestself Behavioral Health

Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,874,226
Program services$36,610,479
Investment income and dividends$9,356
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$51,494,061

Vendors for Bestself Behavioral Health

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Metropolitan Life Insurance CompanyInsurance2019-12-31
██████ ████████ █████Insurance agent or broker$9492019-12-31
█████ ████ █████████ ███ ██ ███ ████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$1,5102019-12-31
███████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-11-11
██████Fundraising software2019-06-08
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-06-08
█████████ ███████████ ██Psychiatric Consulting$150,8552018-12-01
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at Bestself Behavioral Health

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph DistasioChief Financial Officer$149,046Aug. 17, 2019
Howard K HitzelPresident$221,972Oct. 30, 2017
███████ ████ ███Vice Chairperson$0Dec. 31, 2016
███████ ██████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2016
██████ ██████Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2016
███████ ████████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2016
█████████ ███████████Chief Operating Officer$132,070Dec. 31, 2016
████████ █████████Chief Compliance Officer$97,777Dec. 31, 2016
█████ █████Past Chief Financial Officer$86,307Dec. 31, 2014
...and one more key personnel

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