Fountain House improves the lives of people living with serious mental illness by:
* Operating community mental health programs in New York City based upon Fountain House’s pioneering working community model that relies on the voluntary participation of its members,
* Developing innovative programs, research, and shared knowledge about recovery from mental illness,
* Collaborating with others to inspire and teach organizations around the world to use the Fountain House model, and
* Advocating for people living with serious mental illness to improve perceptions and practices.
Fountain House’s vision is that people with serious mental illness will live and thrive in society.