Looking For A Few Good Members!!!
Get Involved! The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for appointment to the Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery Commission (MHSARC).
Members of the commission review and evaluate the County’s mental health and substance abuse disorders needs, services, facilities and special problems, agreements; advises the Board of Supervisors and the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Director of any aspect of the local mental health and substance abuse disorders services and programs; reviews and approves procedures used to ensure citizen and professional involvement at all stages of the planning process; submits an annual report to the Board of Supervisors on the needs and performance of the County’s behavioral health and recovery services system; visits programs sites; and inducts consumers/clients into the Consumer Hall of Fame, recognizes individuals for the contributions to the substance use field through the David Lewis Award, and similarly for individuals making a contribution to mental health services through the Tony Hoffman Award.
The Commission has opening for consumer/clients, family members and the general public. The average monthly time commitment is approximately 4 hours. The Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month from 3 to 5 pm.
If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, youth, adults, their families and the general community, consider becoming part of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Commission.
For more information about eligibility requirements please contact Chantae Rochester at firstname.lastname@example.org or to apply visit the County website at https://bnc.smcgov.org/vacancies