ValueOptions is one of the leading, independent behavioral health care companies in the United States. The company serves more than 23 million individuals through contracts with several state and county agencies. It is a managed care company that specializes in the management for behavioral health, mental health and chemical dependency issues. ValueOptions offers employee assistance and work and life programs. The company also provides helps families by addressing sveeral behavioral health issues, such as depression, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition, it operates Achieve Solutions, which is a Web site that provides individuals with credible content and support services. The company serves the federal government, employer organizations, and state and local government agencies. ValueOptions operates an education center that provides information on health and disease prevention.