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Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Vision

Mentally healthy people in a healthy society.

Our Mission

“As a nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA facilitates access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness.”

Our Mandate

To promote the mental health, wellness and emotional stability of all individuals within the communities we serve.

Our key values and principles

A person-centered approach

The Framework of Support is the central philosophy guiding our activities. This philosophy holds that the person experiencing mental illness is at the centre of any supportive mental health system. The goal of the Framework is to ensure that people experiencing mental illnesses live fulfilling lives in the community.

Commitment to excellence

CMHA Kootenays has been accredited through CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).  CARF accreditation is assurance that our programs and services are of highest quality and that we have demonstrated a superior performance for those we serve.  For more information on CARF click here.

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