Mission Statement

Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health, functioning as a Unified Services System, is committed to providing quality integrated treatment, prevention and supportive services to our community with respect, compassion, and expertise, in order to empower and help all persons to improve their quality of life.

Core Values:

  • Quality of Care
  • Promotion of Rehabilitation & Recovery
  • Services to the multi-disabled Individual
  • Person Centered Treatment Planning
  • Consumer Choice & Satisfaction
  • Easy and Quick Access to Care
  • Prevention education and early intervention
  • Collaboration with other agencies to insure continuity of care
  • Fiscal prudence and sensitivity to changes in the community