To develop a comprehensive range of services offering continuity of care for persons with an alcohol and other drug abuse disorder and/or mental illness. These services shall focus upon prevention, increased awareness and treatment of both mental illness and alcohol and other drug abuse disorders and shall strive to enhance the individual's self-sufficiency and recovery. Services shall be provided on individual need, utilizing the most appropriate, normalized, least restrictive care whenever possible. Services shall be provided in the most cost-effective manner. An emphasis will be placed on services which provide intervention and prevention where possible, enhancing independence and self-sufficiency, emphasizing community integration, strengthening community care and fostering overall recovery.