Mission And Vision Statements

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The Psychiatric Research Institute will provide psychiatric leadership for Arkansas by supporting robust research and training programs that enable the delivery of cutting-edge diagnostic and specialty mental health services not available elsewhere in the state, while partnering across the care continuum to improve access to and the quality of behavioral health care available through community-based providers.


The Psychiatric Research Institute’s mission is to improve mental health for individuals and families in Arkansas and beyond through the integration of outstanding education, research, clinical care and service.