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Mission & Values

Rushford is dedicated to meeting the substance abuse and mental health needs of children, adults and families.

Working cooperatively with our Hartford Healthcare network partners and others who share our goals, Rushford strives to provide affordable, accessible services of proven effectiveness and high quality that embrace the most current research in prevention, treatment and recovery.

CARING: We Do the Kind Thing

Every Hartford HealthCare staff member touches the lives of the patients and families in our care. We treat those we serve and each other with kindness and compassion and strive to better understand and respond to the needs of a diverse community.


SAFETY: We Do the Safe Thing

Patients and families have placed their lives and health in our hands. At Hartford HealthCare our first priority, and the rule of medicine, is to protect them from harm. We believe that maintaining the highest safety standards is critical to delivering high-quality care and that a safe workplace protects us all.


EXCELLENCE: We Do the Best Thing

In Hartford HealthCare, only the best will do. We work as a team to bring experience, advanced technology and best practices to bear in providing the highest-quality care for our patients and families. We devote ourselves to continuous improvement, excellence, professionalism and innovation in our work.


INTEGRITY: We Do the Right Thing

Our actions tell the world what Hartford HealthCare is and what we stand for. We act ethically and responsibly in everything we do and hold ourselves accountable for our behavior. We bring respect, openness and honesty to our encounters with patients, families and coworkers and support the well-being of the communities we serve.