About the Department

Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Developmental Services

About Us

Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers a variety of programs to provide information, supports and/or services to individuals and families facing mental illness, substance use disorders and developmental disabilities.  Each program is guided by person-centered plans, which identify the individual's and/or family's goals supporting their recovery needs.  The Department promotes high ethical and professional standards as defined by various agencies, including the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Department of Rehabilitative Services and CARF.

Our Vision

Community-wide access to behavioral health and developmental health services with rapid, sustained engagement and meaningful outcomes for children, adolescents, families and adults.

Our Mission

To promote mental, behavioral and developmental health and wellness by connecting individuals and their families to person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community.

Integrity * Collaboration * Dedication

By upholding these values, each of us plays an important role in addressing the needs of individuals in Loudoun County who have mental illness, substance use disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We Act with Integrity

We are professional and honest in our working relationships. We seek equity and consistency in our decision making as well as in our treatment of one another and those we serve. We honor our commitments. We hold ourselves accountable to ethical and performance standards.

We Collaborate

We value a culture that builds cooperative relationships throughout the organization and within the community. We believe that this will result in the best outcomes for the individuals that we serve. We encourage creativity and innovation. We respect individual differences, recognizing they strengthen us as a team and as a community. We share ideas to inspire and learn from one another.

We are Dedicated

Our goal is to provide exceptional service. We listen carefully and respond to the needs and expectations of our customers and our community. We constantly strive to improve the efficiency and effectiveness as well as the quality of our services.