Mental Health Board Meeting

Date: May 17, 2022

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Mental Health Board Meetings will be facilitated virtually through Zoom.

Members of the public can watch or listen to the meeting using one of the two following methods:

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Description: Mental Health Board Meeting

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This meeting will be video and audio recorded.

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The Sonoma County Mental Health Board is an advisory board empowered to listen to the concerns of our constituents and to help formulates policies that offer a consistent continuum of care for all those with mental health challenges. We are further empowered to advise the County Board of Supervisors on the Mental Health System of Care.

The Sonoma County Mental Health Board collaborates with the Mental Health Services Division of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services to increase public and professional awareness of persons with mental health challenges and to help eliminate the stigma attached to those mental illness. We strive to positively impact the mental health system by listening to public input and working with Mental Health Services to create policy that will offer hope to families and individuals living with mental illness.

(TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE)

5:00 p.m.        CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL

5:05 p.m.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) – March 15th and April 19th, 2022

5:10 p.m.        CONSUMER AFFAIRS REPORT/ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SCBH STAFF - Consumer news, issues, and concerns  

5:15 p.m.        PUBLIC COMMENTS/CONCERNS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS/IMPACT OF RACIAL DISPARITIES (Please limit to 3 minutes per speaker)

5:30 p.m.       MHB CHAIR’S REPORT – Three vacancies; one in District 4 (Gore) canidate has been approved by supervisor Gore but not appointed yet, and two in District 5 (Hopkins). Missy Jackson appointed to district 1to fill that vacancies

5:35 p.m.       PEERS COALITION INTERN REPORT on Activities at SRJC

5:50 p.m.        BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECTOR’S REPORT/BH FISCAL UPDATE (BUDGET PROPOSALS)/MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM UPDATES

6:05 p.m.        ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SCBH STAFF: BH Section Managers, Division Management Team and division staff

6:25 p.m.       SPECIAL PRESENTATION: MHSA Presentation by Melissa Struzzo

6:50 p.m.        OTHER REPORTS: Mentoring for new MHB members

6:55 p.m.        WRAP-UP

7:00 p.m.        ADJOURNMENT

Written/Email Public Comments

Submit correspondence to the Mental Health Board Secretary Tori Bartholomew no later than five days prior to the meeting. Secretary’s contact info: pilar.garibay@sonoma-county.org, Fax: (707) 565-4892, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Materials

Materials related to an item on the Agenda submitted to the Mental Health Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the clerk’s office at 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 during normal business hours, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., weekdays.

Disability Accommodation

If you have a disability which requires an accommodation or an alternative format to assist you in observing and commenting on this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Mental Health Board at (707) 565-4854 or by email DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org by 12:00 noon, Friday, before the meeting, to ensure arrangements for accommodation.

Materials

Materials related to an item on the Agenda submitted to the Mental Health Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the clerk’s office at 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 during normal business hours, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., weekdays.

Additional Information

For information, disability-related modification or accommodation, or to review materials prior to the meeting, please contact Behavioral Health Program Support, Department of Health Services, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207 (mailing), Santa Rosa, CA  95407 (707) 565-4850, DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org

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