PENSACOLA — Lakeview Center, Inc. received a three-year accreditation from Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International, the leading accreditation agency for rehabilitation and mental health facilities.

The three-day audit was performed in November 2015 by 11 surveyors. A three-year accreditation is the auditing agency’s highest achievement.

“We are very pleased with the survey results and also comments from the auditors who said that we have some of the best programs they’ve seen and they were very impressed by our team,” said Gary Bembry, Lakeview Center president and CEO. “They said it is evident our staff really cares about the people we serve and makes quality a priority.”

Accreditation signals that the service provider is committed to continually improving services, encouraging feedback, and serving the community.

An affiliate of Baptist Health Care, Lakeview Center is a network of behavioral health, vocational and child protective services that serves Northwest Florida residents. To learn more, go online to