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Who We Help
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Introducing … Population Health
Introducing … Population Health
Devereux is taking a population health approach to caring for the individuals we serve, their families and our employees every day.
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Devereux in the news …
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Carl E. Clark II as seventh president and chief executive officer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health appoints Carl E. Clark II as seventh president and chief executive officer in 107-year-history
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, one of the oldest, largest, and most-respected nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare in the nation, announced its Board of Trustees has appointed Carl E. Clark II as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

Recreational Therapy Month: Recognizing the value of therapeutic recreational programs

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Through your gift, you are contributing to our mission to unlock and nurture human potential in people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

Recreational therapy uses activities such as music and dance classes and arts and crafts to help stimulate and improve the overall health and well-being of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions. In honor of Recreational Therapy Month, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health wants to raise awareness of the positive impact recreational programs and services can have for children, adolescents and adults living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

“By participating in recreational activities, our individuals achieve improved socialization and proficiencies in essential life skills, as well as a higher level of physical fitness and sense of self-worth and efficacy,” said Devereux Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Rhea Fernandes.


At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health campuses across the county, we offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities and activities for both youth and adults including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Animal therapy
  • Games (e.g., bingo)
  • Sports leagues and groups
  • Dance fitness
  • Movie nights


Devereux in the News

Multigenerational Service
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has always been part of Renee Bowen’s life - and with good reason - at least 10 family members (including Bowen) have worked for the nonprofit since the late 1940s.
Devereux Colorado’s animal-assisted therapy program teaches youth valuable life lessons
Youth at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado who have experienced a significant amount of trauma in their young lives are finding furry, four-legged comfort - through the organization’s animal-assisted therapy program.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health receives $50,000 grant from the Connelly Foundation
Funds will provide technology and educational programming at schools serving individuals living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences in southeast Pennsylvania.

Upcoming Events

New Jersey Dinner Dance
Devereux New Jersey
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Collingswood Grand Ballroom
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Savor the Hope Annual Gala
Devereux Texas
Friday, April 12, 2019
Hotel ZaZa
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Pennsylvania Golf Classic
Devereux Pennsylvania
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Philadelphia Cricket Club
Sunnybrook Golf Course
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Resilience Conference
Devereux New York
Saturday, June 15, 2019
The Hancock Center
Marist College
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Georgia Hope Event
Devereux Georgia
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Marietta Country Club

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