“SBH believes evidence-based programs treat the disease, not just the symptoms. We are an innovative, person-centered, publicly funded recovery organization that offers a complete continuum of care.”

Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare is Upstate New York’s most comprehensive and clinically progressive provider of integrated Substance Use, Mental Health, Health Care, and Housing services. 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.

Our comprehensive employee benefits package:

  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability Insurance

Professional development:

  • SBH Training Institute employee discounted training
  • Qualified Health Professional exam cost assistance
  • Earned Qualified Health Professional status incentive
  • CASAC Scholarship Program (conditions apply)

Current Openings


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How To Apply

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

Why Our Staff Enjoy Working at SBH


“I love watching the process of growth both in my patients through the journey of recovery and in the organization changing to meet our expanding community needs.”

Karey Wheeler-Counselor II -Integrated Outpatient Clinic

marcus smith

“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


“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

dave furze

“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