Our Philosophy

Our mission, vision, and philosophy at Southcoast are what continue to guide us in clinical excellence and creating a safe and respectful treatment environment.


Southcoast Behavioral Health strives to be the premier provider of psychiatric services in Southeastern Massachusetts by providing safe and compassionate care for our patients and a supportive workplace for our staff.


Southcoast Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing superior and effective psychiatric treatment to all that we serve.  Our compassionate staff is committed to treating each patient with respect, dignity, and hope.  All patients and their families will receive our full attention, effort, and expertise.  We are committed to providing all resources, information, and assistance that are necessary to best prepare our patients to meet their treatment objectives and achieve sustained recovery.


The philosophy of Southcoast Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of care in a manner that encourages healing and inspires hope. We value the unique strengths and capabilities of our patients, and we are dedicated to providing a personalized treatment experience to each person who heals with us. We appreciate the valuable role that family can play in the treatment and recovery processes, and we endeavor to promote healing within families and prepare our patients’ loved ones to be sources of ongoing support. Southcoast patients and their families can expect to receive clinically superior care in a safe, supportive, and highly structured environment where each person will be treated with kindness, dignity, and respect.

The staff, doctors and social workers are truly amazing at what they do. They are very understanding and so helpful, and they care about your needs - always. They have no idea how much they helped me grow within such a small amount of time.

– Anonymous Client
Marks of Quality Care
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval