Mental Health Response Advisory Committee - Diversion Subcommittee

Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County
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Criminal Justice

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
12:00 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

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The United States Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland have entered into an agreement to create widespread reforms and changes within the Cleveland Division of Police.

The changes focus on building community trust, creating a culture of community and problem-oriented policing, officer safety and training, officer accountability and technological upgrades. In addition, a Mental Health Response Advisory Committee, along with several subcommittees, were formed to foster relationships and build support between police, the community and mental health providers.

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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.

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