Our purpose is to empower recovery and well-being for all—for you, for your loved ones and for the communities you hold dear. Harnessing science, love and the wisdom of lived experience, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for families and communities affected by substance use and mental health conditions. As the nation's foremost nonprofit provider of comprehensive behavioral health care, Hazelden Betty Ford leads the way in helping society rise above stigma and overcome addiction. With a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center, the Foundation now has treatment centers and telehealth services nationwide, as well as a network of collaborators throughout health care. Charitable support and a commitment to innovation drive ongoing advances in care, research, programs and services to impact more lives. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in all of its endeavors, Hazelden Betty Ford also encompasses: A fully accredited graduate school of addiction studies A publishing division A dedicated addiction and recovery research center Thought leadership and advocacy Professional and medical education programs Community and school-based prevention programs and resources Specialized program for family members, loved ones and children Learn more about the history of Hazelden Betty Ford and why we can help you or a loved one find freedom from addiction.