Commitments / Values
Aurora Mental Health Center is committed to helping everyone in our care live a full and rewarding life, free of the debilitating effects of mental illness. We do this by providing quality preventative education, the right clinical care when needed, and by teaching coping and life management skills that enable people in all circumstances to control their attitudes, emotions, behaviors, and their lives.
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Aurora Mental Health Center is committed to creating healthy and secure communities by providing the least restrictive service that ensures quality, appropriate, and efficient care.
The Center continues to pursue its goals of:
- Providing effective, accessible, and responsive mental health services in a cost effective manner with the resources we have available.
- Maximizing the number of people treated, regardless of their ability to pay.
- Emphasizing the involvement of family and other social relationships in all of our services.
- Providing our expertise and professional services to enable our clients, owners, and community partners to accomplish our shared mission.
- Continuing to search for new technologies and methods of treatment for the best interest of our clients.
Over the past year, we have initiated and further developed several programs to reach more people. These include:
- Happiness Class which has helped hundreds of people adjust their attitudes, behavioral patterns, and channel their thoughts and energy into more productive actions.
- School-based program which helps children deal with disorders that affect their ability to learn.
- Community Wellness program which has helped thousands of individuals develop the skills needed to improve their sense of overall well-being.
- Faith-based initiative which partners with faith leaders to integrate clinical care with spiritual values.
The Center is a vital asset to our community by providing mental health services that might not otherwise exist in Aurora and the surrounding communities. Our values to the community are:
- Professional medical staff
- Top-notch internship programs developing professionals and leaders
- Confident leadership developed through our L.E.A.D. program
- Partnerships with other organizations to teach and learn from each other
Our Non-Discrimination Clause
AuMHC does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, religion (creed), gender, sexual orientation or expression, political affiliation, citizenship status, size, marital status, genetic testing, veteran status, or any other status protected by state, federal or local law in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, activities, or services, whether carried out by AuMHC directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which AuMHC arranges to carry out its programs and activities. AuMHC is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. If you believe you have been descriminated against, you may contact the Aurora Mental Health Center Civil Rights Coordinator, Debbie Grace at 303 617 2300 or the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights at 303 844 7915.