Bournewood Health Systems believes that individuals with mental health and substance use conditions can recover, at any stage of life, with access to effective treatment and supports, enabling them to live, work, learn and participate fully in their community.


Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope, and recovery.


We are committed to a safe and professional environment of care guided by best practices which promote collaboration among patients, families, and colleagues. We believe that good mental health is essential to good overall health. We respect the individual’s right to self-determination and encourage full participation in their treatment. We value our dedicated, compassionate, and diverse staff who foster respect and dignity for the individuals we serve. And we strive to continually improve quality of care and treatment through ongoing staff education, training and support of professional growth.


Bournewood is a full-service, independent, privately-owned psychiatric facility located in Brookline, Massachusetts, providing mental health and substance use treatment services and programs in a safe, respectful, and nurturing environment. We serve adults and adolescents ages 12 to 18 in all diagnostic categories. Our approach is trauma-informed and person-centered with recovery the focus of our treatment, services, and supports.

A Comprehensive Continuum of Care

Our comprehensive continuum of services is provided by a highly trained, dedicated, and compassionate team who are committed to evidence-based practices and the best treatment outcomes for each individual who comes through our doors.

What sets Bournewood apart? A psychiatrist physician on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week as well as our triage, assessment, and admissions process that also operates 24/7, so we’re here for you when you need us, anytime, day or night.

Here for You: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Since 1884, Bournewood has been dedicated to providing compassionate mental health and substance use treatment services. Today, we’re more committed than ever to helping you, your loved one, or your patient heal.

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