From the CEO
A Message from Kay N. Brooks, EdD, LPC our Executive Director“Making the decision to seek assistance with mental health issues, substance abuse, addictions or developmental disability challenges is an important first step. At Aspire, we believe that each individual has the right to strive toward their full potential. Our team is dedicated to providing individualized best practice services to you or your loved one. Aspire has provided prevention, treatment and support services for children, youth, families and adults who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities in an eight county area for over 50 years. Services are provided in agency locations as well as partnering community agencies within Baker, Calhoun, Early, Dougherty, Lee, Miller, Terrell and Worth Counties.”

ASPIRE Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services provides the opportunity and support to take the first step in making changes to improve our behavioral health and/or developmental disability challenges. Often we or someone we know may need the help of professionals to begin this process. But, where do we start? Whether you are an individual seeking service, a concerned family member, a stakeholder, or another community agency, if you or someone you love is in need of services in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health, addictive disease and/or developmental disabilities as described in this article please contact Aspire today.

Who Are We?
Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services is a public, non-profit organization providing mental health, addictive disease, and developmental disability services to citizens in Dougherty, Baker, Calhoun, Early, Lee, Miller, Terrell, Worth counties. Aspire Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Services provides a full array of behavioral services including crisis intervention, assessment, individual and group counseling, day services, community support services, mediation management, recovery, residential and crisis stabilization services. Developmental Disability Services include day services, community and residential services. Aspire’s mental health services are aimed at diagnosing and successfully treating adults, children, and adolescents with mental illness and emotional disturbances. The ultimate goal is to provide needed services for consumers to help them recover from their illness, and to function at their highest possible level within the community.

Our Mission
To offer Affordable, Accessible, and Quality Mental Health, Addictive Disease and Developmental Disability services by skilled professionals who are sensitive to the needs of individuals and families served

Our Vision
Leading our communities toward Health, Hope & Recovery.

Our Values and Principles:

CARF Accreditation
CARF International accreditation demonstrates a program's quality, transparency, and commitment to the satisfaction of the persons served. CARF International is an independent not-for-profit accreditor of human service providers in the areas of Aging Services, Behavioral Health, Child and Youth Services, Durable Medical Equipment, Employment and Community Services, Medical Rehabilitation, and Opiod Treatment Programs. (888) 281-6531

Fees
Fees are established according to income (sliding fee scale). We accept private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.