The Comprehend, Inc. family of caring and dedicated service providers welcomes you to explore our website and learn more about the comprehensive behavioral health services we provide.

Comprehend, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1967. Throughout the last 40+ years Comprehend has existed to meet the mental health, addiction, and developmental/ intellectual disability needs of the Buffalo Trace region in northeastern Kentucky. We have offices and services located in Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, Mason, and Robertson counties.

Comprehend receives funds from multiple sources including the state of Kentucky, federal grants and programs, private foundation grants, fee for services insurers, and donations. 

With the ever-changing state of healthcare, the future of behavioral healthcare is uncertain. At Comprehend we are committed to managing the uncertainty by focusing on our strengths and the invaluable expertise of our staff.   

We continue to strive toward our mission and vision and seek to serve as many individuals and families in our counties who can benefit from the knowledge and compassion we offer. We are pleased you have chosen us. 

Our promise to you is one of competent and compassionate service.

Please take some time to learn more about Comprehend and let us know how we can help you! 


Pamela Vaught, Ed.D. President/CEO