Funding partially provided by the State agencies including the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Transportation. Federal funding is provided by  the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 

Region 15 - River Ridge Behavioral Health (formerly Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health) is one of fourteen regional community mental health centers in the state of Mississippi.  The agency has provided behavioral health care services since 1975. River Ridge Behavioral Health operates under the supervision of regional commissions appointed by the county boards of supervisors comprising the respective counties. The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is responsible for certifying, monitoring, and assisting the agency. Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health provides comprehensive mental health, addiction, and intellectual/developmental disorders services. Mental/behavioral health services are provided in Warren, Yazoo, Claiborne, Jefferson, Adams, and Wilkinson counties. Residential addiction services are provided in Warren County and Intellectual/Developmentally Disabled services are provided in Yazoo County. 



River Ridge Behavioral Health, a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency, is one of fourteen (14) regional community mental health centers certified by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to provide comprehensive behavioral health services. Our mission is to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective behavioral health services to individuals and families who need our services.

River Ridge Behavioral Health, Inc. is certified by the State of Mississippi Department of Mental Health  and receives oversight and audits from additional State agencies including the Division of Medicaid, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Substance abuse services are also provided to Mississippi residents through contracts with the Mississippi Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Ninth Judicial Court District, and the United States District Court Southern District of Mississippi. 

River Ridge Behavioral Health is a member of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the oldest and largest trade association representing the nation's providers of mental health, substance abuse and developmental disabilities.


We currently employ approximately 200 individuals. Agency staff includes Board Certified Psychiatrists,  Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, a Psychologist, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Therapists, Community Support Specialists, and Administrative and Support staff.