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Mission Statement UMass Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry strives to promote and provide state-of-the-art, recovery-informed and culturally sensitive psychiatric care, research, education, and community engagement to enhance the mental health of people in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond.  We work to create an inclusive, responsive, and equitable environment as we discover the causes, treatments, and prevention of mental illness and addiction across the lifespan.