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About Us

Our Mission Statement

Westwood Behavioral Health Center is a wholly owned subsidiary of Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. and serves as a private, non-profit community behavioral health center serving the residents of Van Wert & Paulding Counties and surrounding areas. We provide a comprehensive continuum of behavioral health care services. These are provided through prevention, intervention, counseling, case management and referrals to appropriate levels of service in a client-centered environment, in a manner that enhances the quality of life and promotes human dignity. We believe that some of the conditions we address are preventable and that all are treatable with the appropriate support services and support systems. The Center continuously strives to evaluate, improve, and maintain the quality of client care, in anticipation of changing community needs. Our Center is comprised of professional, qualified personnel, who provide accessible services in deference to race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability to pay.


“Offering Courage, Strength and Hope for Today.”

Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. is dedicated to providing appropriate mental health, prevention, alcohol & drug treatment and recovery services in the Van Wert and Paulding Counties and surrounding areas in a person centered environment. Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug disorders often result in marital, financial, legal, social, psychological, emotional and biological problems.  The Board and staff believe that mental illness requires an integrated approach to assist clients in maximizing their functioning, and that addictions are preventable and treatable with appropriate services and supports systems. Services are provided through prevention, intervention, C/I services, counseling (including group, individual, family and gender specific), case management, pharmacotherapy, and referrals to appropriate levels of care not available at the Center.

Our History

Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. is a private not-for-profit (501C3) community behavioral health agency and has been serving the Van Wert community since 1976.  In 1996 the current facility in Van Wert was built and was operating as The Stepping Stones Center, Inc.  In 2001 The Stepping Stones Center, Inc. and Fountainview Center merged mental health and substance abuse services and formed Westwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc.  In 2007 Westwood Behavioral Health Center began providing behavioral health services at our Paulding, OH office location and in 2011 added substance abuse services.  In 2015 Westwood Behavioral Health Center began providing community behavioral health services in our Delphos, OH office location.  Westwood, a CARF accredited Center since 2008,  is a contract provider for the Tri County ADAMHS Board serving Van Wert, Paulding and Mercer Counties.