Acadia Healthcare is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for the people who choose our international network of facilities to heal from mental health challenges and substance use disorders. We are honored to collaborate with these organizations to improve the lives of countless individuals and families.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit organization that accredits health and human service providers around the world. For more than 50 years, CARF has been committed to helping service providers improve their quality of care through the implementation of internationally recognized organizational and program standards. CARF oversees behavioral health services, aging services, child and youth services, employment and community services, and medical rehabilitation services industries. Through the CARF accreditation process, health and human service providers demonstrate their commitment to providing the best possible care to the people who come to them for help, as well as undergo an active process to continuously improve their services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the country’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to providing awareness and education on mental health. NAMI is a leader at the forefront of mental health awareness and advocacy, organizing walks and social media campaigns and fighting to shape national policies that affect people who are suffering from mental health disorders. NAMI also offers education for individuals and families who are facing mental health challenges, and they provide a toll-free HelpLine for anyone seeking information or support. The organization has countless local chapters that allow people to find the education, help, and support they need, as well as opportunities to contribute to mental health awareness and education in their own communities.
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) is a national organization that offers a unified voice and leadership for providers who deliver care for substance use disorders. The NAATP advocates for public policies that affect addiction treatment facilities and is a leading source for information and education on the treatment of substance use disorders to both the addiction care industry and the public. The NAATP encourages greater collaboration within the industry, including the sharing of research and information. The organization also sets the standard for service delivery and ethical practices. The NAATP aims to ensure that the highest-quality addiction treatment services are available to as many people as possible.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is an independent, nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations across the country. The organization dedicates its resources to helping healthcare service providers continuously improve the care they offer so that the people who seek their services experience safer, higher-quality treatment. Healthcare organizations nationwide recognize The Joint Commission accreditation and certification as an indication that an organization has met rigorous quality and performance standards. As the nation’s oldest and largest healthcare accrediting body, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. The organization updates its standards regularly to ensure they reflect rapid advances in healthcare and medicine, always keeping its focus on patient safety and the provision of quality care.
The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing youth suicide by providing educational and awareness programs that help young people, educators, youth workers, and parents identify and assist young people who might be at risk of suicide. Not only does The Jason Foundation provide a mobile app for young people so they have an on-the-go resource on how to help a friend in need, but they also offer a curriculum unit for students to help them recognize when a friend might need help. The organization also offers informational seminars and training programs for teachers, parents, coaches, and other youth workers. The organization strives to build a Triangle of Prevention among students, parents, and teachers to help them recognize when young people are in pain and know how to intervene and get professional help.