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Mental Health Commission

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Mission:
The Berkeley/Albany Mental Health Commission strives to:

  • Provide effective oversight of the Berkeley/Albany Mental Health System.
  • Ensure services are delivered with dignity and respect and in compliance with all regulatory and statutory guidelines.
  • Ensure that services are effective, efficient, and responsive to the needs and desires of clients.
  • Promote Cultural Competence and Wellness, Recovery, Resilience oriented services.
  • Advocate with the Berkeley and Albany City Councils, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care, and the Berkeley Mental Health Division.

Thirteen members are appointed by the Berkeley City Council. The Berkeley Mayor shall be a member or the Berkeley City Council may designate a person of its choice instead of the Berkeley Mayor. Two members shall be residents of the City of Albany (one of whom shall represent the special public interest.) Seven members shall represent the special public interest and five members shall represent general public interests as stated in the resolution. Terms shall be for three years. 
 
Meetings:
North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Avenue
4th Thursday of the month 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Please check the community calendar to verify.

Contact:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below. 


Secretary:
Carol Patterson
Health, Housing & Community Services Department
(510) 981-7721
E-mail: BAMHC@CityofBerkeley.info

Mailing Address:
Mental Health Commission
Carol Patterson, Secretary
3282 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94703


Enabling Legislation:
Resolution No. 65,945-N.S. (11/27/12); Resolution No. 57,078-N.S. (07/20/93); Resolution No. 49,712-N.S. (Rescinded)
California Welfare and Institutions Code §5604

Additional Information: 
2014 Mental Health Commission Meeting Schedule 
Commission Vacancies
Recruitment Brochure
Mental Health Commission Application (PDF, 45 KB) 

Training Materials:
Mental Health Services Act
MHB Training 101 (2010)
MHC Roles and Responsibilities Workbook (2000)
City of Berkeley Commission Trainings


Meeting Agendas & Minutes:
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Full Commission

 Agendas:

 Packets:

 Minutes:
1/23/14 1/23/14 1/23/14
2/27/14 2/27/14 2/27/14
3/27/14 3/27/14 3/27/14
4/24/14 4/24/14 4/24/14
5/22/14 5/22/14 5/22/14
6/26/14 6/26/14 6/26/14
7/24/14

HR 3717  
7/24/14

7/24/14
9/18/14 9/18/14 9/18/14
10/30/14 10/30/14  
12/11/14  
12/18/14 12/18/14  

 

Subcommittees

  Agendas: 

Subcommittee:  Notes
8/28/14 HR 3717  
9/11/14 Public Health 9/11/14
9/15/14 Improving Services  
11/20/14 Family, Youth & Childrens' Services  

 

 

 

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