MHRAC Training Subcommittee Meeting

Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC)
Criminal Justice
Health

Monday, July 18, 2022
9:00 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.

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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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By Emma Sedlak 7/18/2022

Agency Information

Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC)

The Mental Health Response Advisory Committee is a part of the Cuyahoga County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board.

The Settlement Agreement between the City of Cleveland and the Department of Justice required that a Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) be developed by the City and the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP).

This committee that has the following charge:

  • 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.

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