Organizational Concept

Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health is in existence to ensure the delivery of a comprehensive array of health related supports and services for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or substance use disorders.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health to improve health outcomes to enhance quality of life and strengthen the community safety net for citizens of Arenac and Bay counties.

Values/Guiding Philosophies

All who are associated with carrying out the mission of Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health are governed by the highest ethical standards and the following values…

  • Each person is unique, and will be treated with dignity and respect.
  • We are committed to delivering services in a manner that is responsive to community needs.
  • We seek to provide a recovery-focused and trauma-informed system of care.
  • We believe that individual and community wellness is enhanced by the delivery of  integrated healthcare services that are directed by and responsive to the person served.
  • We are committed to promoting independence, choice, control and meaningful engagement with peers, family, friends, and community.
  • We are committed to collaboration with our community partners to encourage wellness, to promote prevention, and to increase health literacy.