Duties of Local Boards & Commissions
Mental Health Related Duties
From California Welfare & Institution Code 5604.2(a)
Items in bold reflect October 2019 CA legislative update.
The local mental health board shall do all of the following:
In addition, pursuant to W&I Code Section 5848, the local mental health board conducts a public hearing on the county's MHSA Three Year Program and Expenditure Plan and Annual Update.
Mental Health Director: Duties related to Mental Health Board -- WIC Section 5608 (c) Recommend to the governing body, after consultation with the advisory board, the provision of services, establishment of facilities, contracting for services or facilities and other matters necessary or desirable in accomplishing the purposes of this division.
Drug & Alcohol Related Duties
Many California counties now have boards that have integrated Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Boards. Scroll down for duties historically addressed by Alcohol & Drug Boards.