Mission, Vision & Values

The Mission - Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) is committed to providing a wide range of high quality behavioral health services. PPI is dedicated to providing clinical excellence, diverse education, research, and community collaboration in a manner that evolves to meet the changing behavioral health care needs of the region.

Mission, Vision & Values


The vision of Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) is to be the trusted leader in delivering highest quality behavioral health services, education, and research.


Integrity: We will do the right thing even when we are not being watched.

Respect: We will show regard and consideration to all.

Safety: We will take deliberate actions to minimize risk for personal harm or danger.

Teamwork: We will cooperate and coordinate all efforts.

Responsiveness: We will take deliberate actions based on the needs of the region.

Dignity: We will guard a person’s reputation and encourage the development of his or her self worth.  We will also behave in a way that only brings honor to the organization.

Philosophy of Care

Our stated values of integrity, dignity, respect, safety, teamwork, and responsiveness guide our care.  These values exemplify who we are at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) and also make us unique providers of mental health care in Central Pennsylvania.