At Opelika it is our mission to assist individuals with a serious emotional disturbance or developmental delay, serious mental illness, intellectual disability, and/or a substance abuse problem in achieving their unique personal outcomes. Center services are primarily designed to support people with the most serious needs and the least available resources to meet those needs. These services, driven by individual and family needs, will be (i) accessible, available, welcoming, positive approaches that are dignified and respectful; (ii) committed to protecting people’s
and (iii) demonstrate the achievement of outcomes unique to each person served. Services will be provided with input from current and prospective service users and their families, shall be provided in the least restrictive setting, shall be sensitive to cultural differences, and shall use feedback to improve Center services. Services will be provided within the limits of personal and Center resources. Prevention services will be provided for at-risk children and adults to enhance the development of healthy life management skills.