1) The local Mental Health Board shall review and evaluate the community's mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. 2) Review any County agreements entered into pursuant to Section 5650. 3) Advise the Board of Supervisors and the local Mental Health Director as to any aspect of the local mental health program. 4) Review and approve procedures used to ensure citizen and professional involvement at all stages of the planning process as specified in Section 5651. 5) Submit an annual report to the Board of Supervisors and the Statewide Planning Council. 6) Make recommendations regarding the appointment of a local Director of Mental Health Services. 7) Review and make recommendations concerning applicants for the Board prior to approval by the Board of Supervisors.
Meeting Frequency: Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Behavioral Health Department Building.
Affecting Legislation: Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5604 et seq.; AB 14.
Term Limit: 3 year Terms, unlimited number of Terms.