Eaton Substance Abuse is committed to providing quality services for members of the community who are affected by problems related to substance abuse. We promote and provide innovative, community-based programs that improve the well being and quality of life for these members of the community. Integrity, dignity, and respect are the core values inherent in these services.
Integrity, dignity, and respect are the core values inherent in the services provided by Eaton Substance Abuse Program.
Eaton Substance Abuse Program values providing care that is:
The Eaton Substance Abuse Program is a division of the Barry-Eaton District Health Department (BEDHD). Barry Eaton District Health Department is a local public health Department. BEDHD is organized pursuant to Act 368; P.A. 1978 as amended, and is a local government entity. BEDHD’s activities are under the direction of the District Board of Health, which is made up of three county commissioners from Barry County and three county commissioners from Eaton County. By State of Michigan statute, the Health officer is hired by the District Board of Health and is the chief executive officer for the organization. The Substance Abuse Division Director serves as the management authority for Eaton Substance Abuse Program. The Health Officer provides leadership for the BEDHD Management Team that includes the Substance Abuse Division Director.
The Health Officer and the Management Team, are responsible for management activities that include strategic planning, quality improvement, information management, fiscal management, risk management, health and safety, human resources, communication, and accessibility. The Substance Abuse Division Director provides leadership for the staff of the Substance Abuse Division. The Substance Abuse Division Director is responsible for management of the same areas as it applies to operation of the Substance Abuse Division