The ADAMHS Board is involved in several task forces and coalitions in Cuyahoga County, including: Addiction Recovery Advocacy Meetings Cuyahoga County Opiate Task Force Cuyahoga County Suicide Prevention Coalition Eliminating Structural Racism in Behavioral Health Care Work Group Problem Gambling Coalition Trauma Collaborative Mental Health Response Advisory Committee
Goals of the MHRAC: Fostering relationships and support between the police, community and mental health providers; identifying problems and developing solutions to improve crisis outcomes; providing guidance to improving, expanding and sustaining the CPD Crisis Intervention Program; conducting a yearly analysis of incidents to determine if the CPD has enough specialized CIT officers, if they are deployed effectively and responding appropriately and recommending changes to policies and procedures regarding training.
MHRAC meetings continue to convene virtually at this time. Log-in information is below.
Mental Health Response Advisory Committee | Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. https://adamhscc-org.zoom.us/j/85832230940?pwd=UnBVdTZmVWtiaGdrUW4ra3dVa0EvUT09 Meeting ID: 858 3223 0940 Passcode: 654193
For more information, visit //adamhscc.org/mhrac.
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Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County. Under Ohio law, the ADAMHS Board is one of 50 Boards coordinating the public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery system in Ohio.
The Board is a quasi-independent part of county government, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board contracts with provider agencies to deliver services that assist clients on the road to recovery.
Mission: Enhance the quality of life for our community through a commitment to excellence in mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services coordinated through a person-centered network of community supports.
Vision: Mental health, addiction, prevention, treatment and recovery services will be available and accessible for every county resident in need and the ADAMHS Board will provide a preeminent, seamless and integrated system of care.