The Albany Regional Center is a part of the Missouri Department of Mental Health, which is operated by the government of the state of Missouri. The Missouri Department of Mental Health offers a range of medical and nursing care services. The department provides treatment and diagnostic services for individuals suffering from various mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. It operates substance abuse prevention programs and offers rehabilitative services. The department also administers a screening, brief intervention, referral and treatment program. The Missouri Department of Mental Health treats individuals suffering from alcohol and drug addictions. The department also offers suicide prevention, general counseling and emergency assistance services.