The Lorain County Board of Mental Health serves the community by promoting the health and well being of the residents through innovative and comprehensive continuum of the highest quality mental health services.
The Lorain County Board of Mental Health and the providers it funds are striving for excellence in providing state-of-the-art services. Therefore, we believe in:
Providing as a priority, a comprehensive continuum of care to those with the most severe mental health disabilities, those with an inability to pay for necessary services, and those in crisis.
Actively partnering with consumers and families in the planning, development and evaluation of mental health policies and services.
Incorporating the strengths and talents of consumers and families in the recovery process in order to encourage choices in treatment.
Providing leadership in offering effective preventive and early intervention strategies in collaboration with our public partners.
Actively working to improve the public awareness and acceptance of persons with mental illness.
Applying managed care technologies to evaluate outcomes, establish best practices approaches, and promote efficiencies.
Providing culturally relevant mental health services by culturally competent staff.
Providing a service system that is integrated, coordinated and clearly communicated to our consumers.