Mission Statement
UMass Department of Psychiatry

Our mission is: 

  • To advance and provide state-of-the-art, recovery-informed patient care
  • To conduct path-breaking research and share new information and knowledge
  • To educate and train future mental health care practitioners
  • To build community engagement and enhance the mental health of citizens in Massachusetts and beyond

To accomplish these goals we are working to unlock the mysteries of mental illness and addiction across the life span and guide the development of enlightened public health policy.

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