Blair HealthChoices

Central PA Behavioral Health Collaborative, Inc. d\b\a Blair HealthChoices, is a private, not for profit company formed by the County of Blair. The company was incorporated in June 2003.


The Central PA Behavioral Health Collaborative, Inc. Members and Board of Directors share the vision that persons with mental health and substance abuse needs will have access to quality behavioral health services, and that these services will improve their opportunities for recovery and growth, for exercising choice and control in their lives and to use their strengths and abilities as a member of their family and the community.

Mission Statement

The Central PA Behavioral Health Collaborative, Inc. has adopted a mission statement that represents the foundation of what the public behavioral health service system must emulate.  This mission is succinctly stated as follows:  The Central PA Behavioral Health Collaborative will implement an integrated behavioral health program that offers access to quality, cost-efficient services and supports.

The organization is managed by an Executive Director, Amy Marten-Shanafelt, under the direction of a Board of Directors which may be comprised of county commissioner-designated individuals including consumer, family, and community business representatives.

Upcoming Community Events

Drop-InMondays 12pm-4pmBethany Lutheran Church
200 3rd Ave
Altoon, PA 16602
NAMI Conference
(Blair County Chapter)
Thur., April 16, 2015
9:00am - 3:30pm
Altoona Grand Hotel
Community Care - Member Advisory CommitteeWed., February 11, 2015
Wed., May 13, 2015
Wed., August 12, 2015
Thur., November 12, 2015
Altoona Water Authority
900 Chestnut Ave
Altoona PA 16601
Community Care - Family Advisory Committee10am - 11:30am
Wed., April 8, 2015
Wed., July 8, 2015
Wed., October, 14, 2015
Altoona Public Library
1600 5th Ave
Altoona PA 16602
Youth & Young Adult Member Advisory Committee3:30pm - 5:00pm
Thur., March 19, 2015
Thur., June 18, 2015
Thur., September 17, 2015
Altoona Public Library
1600 5th Ave
Altoona PA 16602