“Team work, seeing the progress of our clients. You can see the growth of the clients and it is amazing being able to see them reach their goals.” Michael Merritt-Counselor II – Lincoln House Men’s Community Residence.  DSC_0014
DSC_0011  “Watching the clients become successful is what motivates me.” Antoine McKinney-Counselor I – Green Street Men’s Community Residence
 “I love the people at SBH, the opportunity to collaborate with other counselors. Everyone in Outpatient is patient, understanding, and helpful which makes me a better counselor.” Marcus Smith-Mental Health Counselor II – Integrated Outpatient Clinic  Marcus Cropped
 DSC_0008  “Seeing a change in people is motivating. I love the people I work with, and the people we serve. There is never a dull moment!” Erinn Rodman-Counselor I – Willows Inpatient Rehabilitation Center
 “I love the diverse population that we have.” James Holloman-Counselor II – Willows Inpatient Rehabilitation Center  DSC_0019
 DSC_0010  “I love our clients and I love working with this population. You get to know our people over a period of time in residential.” David Furze-Counselor I -James Street Men’s Community Residence

“SBH believes evidenced-based programs treat the disease, not just the symptoms. We are an innovative, person-centered, publicly funded recovery organization that offers a complete continuum care.” SyracuseBehavioral Healthcare is Upstate New York’s most comprehensive and clinically progressive; chemical dependency and other psychological disorders service provider. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of people based on our model of researching, developing, testing, and utilizing evidence based best practices. We offer hope and opportunity for healthier, more rewarding lives. We promote a culture of respect and dedication to our clients and one another. With opportunities for volunteering in agency sponsored events and activities that serve the community. SBH thrives on team work, change and evidence based best practices. We seek team members that enjoy working in a constantly changing environment. We seek team members that are open to new clinical and management models while also utilizing the most effective traditional models. We seek team members that are collaborative, and work well in team based settings. If you think the SBH Mission and Goals are in line with your own, consider joining our team. Please submit an application, resume and letter of interest for an opportunity to discuss our comprehensive employee benefits package which includes:

  • Company sponsored Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid holidays including birthday holiday
  • Discounted Vision services through Empire Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Professional development:

  • SBH Training Institute employee discounted training
  • Qualified Health Professional exam cost assistance
  • Earned Qualified Health Professional status incentive

Current Openings:


  • Counselor Aide
  • Counselor I
  • Counselor II
  • Internship
  • LPN
  • Mental Health Counselor II
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Peer Specialist
  • Physician
  • Psychiatrist
  • Property Maintenance Worker
  • RN
  • Team Leader

♦ Click Here to apply for one of our open positions in one of our Syracuse Locations.


  • Case Manager
  • Counselor Aide
  • Internship
  • LPN
  • Peer Specialist
  • RN

♦ Click Here to apply for one of our open positions in one of our Rochester Locations.

How To Apply

♦ Complete the electronic SBH Application For Employment (Word document| PDF format) or for Internship/Volunteer (Word document| PDF format) and upload in the Additional Documents Section ♦ If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 315-474-5506 or  HR1@sbh.org   SBH is an equal opportunity employer.

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