Building Strength Through Dignity

BHN believes in the Recovery Model where we work to support the potential of each person to recover or improve in their quality of life. We strive to support the inherent strength and dignity of each person. We encourage our clients to be guided by their own process. We understand that recovery includes a sense of hope, developing supportive relationships, a sense of empowerment and inclusion, and developing coping strategies to aid in their personal development.

VALUES STATEMENT

INTRODUCTION

These Core Values represent the guiding principles for how we wish to provide services and interact with one another. All people connected to BHN are asked to take responsibility for applying these Core Values in all settings and interactions.

INDIVIDUAL WORTH

We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual.

COMPASSION AND KINDNESS

We consistently treat each other with compassion and kindness.

EMPOWERMENT

BHN staff support those we serve to be in the ‘driver’s seat’ of their lives, and to state clearly their needs, wants, hopes and dreams.

INDIVIDUAL FOCUS

We shape our interactions and services offered based on the unique needs and wants of each individual.

FREEDOM FROM STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION

We believe that all people have the right to exist free of stigma and discrimination.

DIVERSITY

We promote and value diversity throughout the BHN community and shape our services and interactions with respect to one another’s culture and personal preferences.

HONESTY, INTEGRTIY AND FAIRNESS

We act with honesty, integrity and fairness in our interactions with one another and the way we live our lives.

RESPECT

We respect and treat equally all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or income level.

VALUE EACH OTHER

We value each other as individuals and pledge to treat one another with respect and dignity.

TEAMWORK

We consistently strive to work as a team and support one another, regardless of our different roles.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

We aspire to be a community that is constantly learning from one another and our broader environment, and remain open to opportunities to improve and grow.