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Mental Health Board Working Retreat

Date: June 25, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Howarth Park, Lower Oak 2 – Picnic Area
630 Summer Field Road
Santa Rosa, CA  95407

Registration Required: No

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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.

Agenda (PDF: 226 kB)


  1. 9 - 9:15am ARRIVE AND SETTLE IN
    • Document Review/Resources Available
    • How are new MHB members onboarded in the future?
    • Mentorship from existing members to new members?

11- 11:15am BREAK

  1. 11:15 – 12pm 2021/2022 DATA NOTEBOOK – Review FY 21/22 and prepare for FY 22/23 answers

12 – 12:30pm LUNCH

  1. 12:30 – 2pm PRESENTATION BY WENDY WHEELWRIGHT – Impact of Compounding Disasters on the Behavioral Health System
  2. 2 – 3pm DISCUSSION – Brainstorm ways to strengthen the network of support for Mental Health