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Mission Statement UMass Department of Psychiatry

Our mission is to promote and conduct state-of-the-art and recovery-informed patient care, research, training, and community engagement in an effort to enhance the mental health of all citizens in Massachusetts and beyond. To accomplish our mission, we must work to unlock the mysteries of the causes, treatment, and prevention of mental illness and addiction across the life span and guide the development of enlightened public health policies.