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Crestwood Behavioral Health Inc. is proud to be California’s leading provider of mental health services, assisting thousands of clients from across the state. Our focus is on creating strong relationships with counties in which we both have a financial commitment, providing the services which are tailored to meet our clients’ specific needs, and reinforcing a common set of values that guide our practices and policies.
our mission & values
Our mission at Crestwood Behavioral Health Inc. is to create a partnership with clients, employees, families, business associates and the community in caring for individuals of all ages affected by mental health issues. Together, we invest our energy to enhance the quality of life, social integration, community support and empowerment of mental health clients.
Crestwood promotes wellness and recovery by providing quality and cost effective programs in a socially responsible manner, and works with families and communities to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
Crestwood’s values – family, compassion, commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility and character – drive the work that we do every day at all of our facilities. Our staff members embody these values and they serve as the foundation of the programs and services we provide.
Our partnerships with clients, their families, our staff, the community, business associates and volunteers comprise the Crestwood family.
Client and family involvement is vital to the success of our programs.
We are committed to providing safe, secure and responsive services for the entire family.
A sense of humor is essential - smiling and laughter are therapeutic.
Our enthusiastic attitude promotes energetic performance.
We have a strong pride in ourselves and a natural enthusiasm for the work we do.
We honor the preservation of each client's self-respect and dignity.
Warmth, kindness and caring in everything we do demonstrate our compassion.
Showing special understanding for the needs of the family is fundamental.
At Crestwood, flexibility allows us to provide our clients with the most appropriate programs and services.
We understand - and strive to meet - the range and variety of mental health needs of our clients, their families and their communities.
We provide innovative and effective programs and services that enhance our clients' wellness and promote their recovery.
Follow through is basic.
Crestwood is uncompromising in our commitment to quality and expertise.
We are firm in our commitment to socially responsible business practices and community responsiveness.
We don't just describe problems - we solve them.
Strength of character is vital to what we do.
In our partnerships, integrity, trust, respect and dependability are all nonnegotiable.
Crestwood has a long history of active involvement in the communities where our facilities are located. In many areas we provide vocational training and job placement services through the Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network, a nonprofit organization we founded in 2000. We also provide internships, residency and chaplaincy programs through local colleges, and in many cases we develop special programs for the community to benefit from our services.
Crestwood is deeply committed to creating a positive impact on society and the environment. This value is integrated into every area of the company’s operations – from finance to procurement and transportation – and addresses the needs of a broad range of stakeholders, including employees, clients, business partners, communities and the environment.
Crestwood is proud to be an Associate Member of the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR™), a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250-member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR™ develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.