Vice President of Behavioral Health Services

Adilen Cruz, Vice President of Behavioral Health, oversees the System of Care programming. She is responsible for managerial work planning and directing behavioral health programs to ensure coordination and efficiency among programmatic aspects of service delivery, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This position ensures coordination amongst the Programmatic, QA/QI, and Fiscal/Contract Departments. She develops, implements, and manages operational strategies for Thriving Mind’s System of Care Departments. She assists the Executive Management Team and its Board of Directors in carrying out the strategic plans to ensure a comprehensive, collaborative co-occurring system of care that is recovery oriented and transparent. The system of care should be innovative, fiscally responsible and demonstrate the following values: recovery based; individually focused and consumer/family driven; community- based; and cultural and linguistic responsive.