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Mental Health, Retardation & Developmental Disabilities
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Agency Vision

The Nassau County Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services promotes the development of a comprehensive, coordinated system of services that enables those with a mental illness, chemical addiction or developmental disability to maximize their functioning to live safely and successfully in the community.

Agency Core Values

  • Compassion and Respect for Persons Served
  • Belief in the Potential for Recovery and One’s Ability to Maximize their Potential for Independent Living

Agency Mission

  • Promote the highest quality of clinical, supportive and rehabilitative services so that individuals can safely and effectively work towards recovery.
  • Foster the delivery of services that enable the developmentally disabled to achieve their potential for autonomous functioning and self-sufficiency.
  • To provide oversight and methods of accountability to insure that services are responsive to individuals needs and are delivered in accordance with best practice standards
  • To evolve services in a changing health care environment that meet one’s holistic needs.
  • Provide for full, open and meaningful participation for the people who use services.
  • To safeguard the client’s right to receive services and maximize client choice.
  • To ensure that those most in need have access to care
  • To ensure County Planning incorporates input from clients, family, providers and the community at large.