Like all hospitals and healthcare facilities, Bournewood is required to remain in continuous compliance with the standards and regulations of numerous licensing, accrediting and certifying agencies, which include:

The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH)
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 626-8000

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)/Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS)
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108-4609
(800) 327-5050

The Joint Commission (JC)
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 792-5000

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Office of the Regional Administrator
JFK Federal Building, Suite 2325
Boston, MA 02203-0003
(617) 565-1188

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
New England Division
JFK Federal Bldg., Room E-400,
15 Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203-0402?
(617) 557-2100

Bournewood also meets the standards and regulations of various other state and local departments responsible for monitoring compliance with life safety, health and sanitation and building codes.

For More Information on Mental Illness:

To learn more about mental illness and to stay up-to-date on the current and proposed regulations, as well as on the national priorities for the mental health advocacy community, you can contact:

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
 900 17th Street, NW, Suite 420
Washington, DC 20006-2507
(202) 393-6700

National Alliance on Mental Illness
400 West Cummings Park
Suite 6650
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 938-4048