"Fountain House is dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness by providing opportunities for our members to live, work, and learn, while contributing their talents through a community of mutual support. We are committed, as we have been since 1948, to bettering the lives of people with mental illness everywhere. We do this through the development of innovative techniques, research and sharing knowledge with others. Our goal is a high quality of life for all members, ongoing improvement and the ultimate elimination of stigma against those with mental illness. Success depends upon our ability to inspire partnerships between members, staff, board members, corporate partners, medical providers and the larger community."