Web Site:

www.mass.gov/dmh

Organization Chart

Mission:

The Department of Mental Health (DMH), as the Commowealth's mental health authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. DMH establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. DMH sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. This critical mission is accomplished by working in partnership with other state agencies, individuals, families, providers and communities.

Governing Laws:

Statutes

MGL C. 19 S. 1-24
Department of Mental Health
MGL C. 123 S. 1-36B
Mental Health

Regulations

104 CMR
Department of Mental Health