Who We Are

Dr. Jason D. Baron

Dr. Jason D. Baron, M.D.

Psychiatrist; Founder/Owner; Medical Director

Since 1981, under the guidance of Dr. Baron, DAPA Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Programs has provided expert and expedient service and treatment to adults suffering with dual disorders, mental and emotional disorders, and substance use disorders. DAPA’s treatment perspective of the continuum is systemic and solution-focused. The clinical team at DAPA are appropriately licensed and certified, highly skilled, and experienced, with the core members of the staff having worked together for almost 20 years. The system, within DAPA, is strong, durable and highly precisioned.

This Is Who We Are…This Is Our Mission

Finding a treatment center that provides outstanding care can be difficult. With millions of people struggling with mental health and substance use every year and only a limited number of resources to help, it’s hard to know where to turn. DAPA Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Programs is a highly trusted dual diagnosis treatment center that has been serving clients for over 40 years. Over the years we have maintained a superior reputation of service for individuals with mental health conditions and substance use disorders and we are committed to maintaining our position as a center of excellence in behavioral health. We aim to build stronger communities by partnering with other leaders and visionaries in healthcare. At DAPA, we are proud to provide the best dual diagnosis treatment services for those who need them most. We believe that everyone deserves access to quality care, and we’re committed to making that happen. Our mission is simple – deliver exceptional care and meet each patient’s specific needs on an individual basis.

At DAPA Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Programs, our core values are based on years of experience and forged as the foundation of our existence. Our values and mission are instilled in every member of our team, which is the catalyst to the manner we interact with each patient. We strive to be considerate and non-judgmental of every person and recognize the value of human life and the diverse challenges people face. We are here to serve our community and to give every patient the care and respect they deserve. We are committed to having compassion and we believe in honoring each person’s worth. We excel in understanding the needs of our patients and through empathy, we deliver the highest level of care to our patients and community.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide a compassionate and non-judgmental environment and deliver individualized, high quality care using time proven methods as well as innovative evidence-based treatments to enrich our clients lives and allow them to embrace the future with honesty and hope. We strive to educate our clients on the root cause of their problems: Substance Use Disorder, Mental Health Conditions, and behavioral issues; as well as the solutions for these problems and conditions. Our vision is to help our clients discover and connect with their core values, while being guided by our core values of love, kindness, compassion, honesty, dignity, and excellence.