OVERALL MISSION OF THE AGENCY
The mission of AGS is to improve behavioral health services for persons served in Baltimore, Maryland and surrounding communities. This mission can be accomplished through identification and prevention of mental health problems particularly among children, adults, and other populations who are at high risk; implementation of evidence-based treatment and support; ensure there are culturally appropriate and effective services to communities through education and outreach efforts; and improve access to care.
MISSION OF THE OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC (OMHC)
It is the mission of AGS Programs Outpatient Mental Health Clinic to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services that include, but not limited to, individual, group, and family counseling and education on wellness, recovery, and resiliency.
MISSION OF PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PROGRAM
It is the mission of AGS to empower at-risk individuals in our community with social, behavioral, cognitive, and educational skills that will enable them to achieve their greatest self.
Through the use of person-centered, culturally competent, evidenced-based practices, programs and services, AGS’s leadership and personnel believes that people can achieve continuous personal growth and make lifelong improvements to quality of life, enrich and professional relationships, and enhanced work performance.
AGS Programs Philosophy…
Efficient and effective help for the clients is the objective. To this end, techniques will be selected that provide the greatest reductions in symptoms, the largest increase in functioning and the most reduction in psychosocial stressors.
- Treat all people with dignity and respect.
- Conduct ourselves with the highest level of integrity.
- Place the interest of consumers first.
- Be inspired; help someone reach his or her greatest potential.
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