The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (JBHS&R) is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes articles on the organization, financing, delivery, and outcomes of behavioral health services, including mental health, alcohol, and substance abuse. This quarterly scholarly journal is the official publication of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare and published by Springer Publications.
JBHS&R publishes empirical and practice contributions and explains the implications of each research article to the behavioral health field. Each issue includes an overview of contemporary concerns and recent developments in behavioral health policy, management, and services delivery through research articles, policy perspectives, brief reports, literature reviews, and book reviews.
JBHS&R is indexed in both Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences edition and in Elsevier SJR (SClmago Journal & Country Rank), with categories and journal rank below:
Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition
- Health Policy & Services Category: 34 of 56
- Public, Environment, & Occupational Health Category: 65 of 114
SJR (SClmago Journal & Country Rank)
- Health Policy Category: 46 of 121
- Psychiatry & Mental Health Category: 109 of 331
- Public Health, Environment & Occupational Health Category: 132 of 336
Publications where the contents of the Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research (ISSN 1094-3412) are indexed or abstracted are listed at the end of the Author Guidelines.