Behavioral Health Ad Hoc Subcommittee


The next Behavioral Health Committee meeting is at 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on September 29, 2016 in the Health Department Lower Level Conference Room, 509 Girard Street, Bellingham. 

Behavioral Health Ad Hoc Subcommittee Statement of Work
  1. 2016
  2. 2015

 2016 Behavioral Health Committee Meeting Documents
 

 Date  Agenda  Packet  Audio  Meeting Summary  Meeting Handouts
July 28, 2016 Agenda Packet Audio Draft Summary  Handout: Opioid Treatment Facts
 May 26, 2016 Agenda  Packet  Audio  Summary Handout: Huffington Post Article 
 March 31, 2016 Agenda Packet Audio Summary Handout
 January 21, 2016 Agenda Packet Audio Summary N/A
 January 7, 2016 Agenda Packet Audio Summary Handout


Meeting Documents
 

 DATE  AGENDA  PACKET  AUDIO  MEETING SUMMARY    MEETING HANDOUTS
             
 October 19, 2015 
 Agenda
 Packet
 Meeting audio
     
 October 5, 2015 

 Agenda
 Packet
Meeting audio
    Handout: Whatcom County Jail Offender Population Profile
Handout: City of Bellingham Jail Prevention, Alternative & Diversion Programs
Handout: Whatcom County 2015 Criminal Justice Diversion Program Funding
 September 21, 2015
Agenda
 
Packet
 
Meeting audio 
 
    Sequential Intercepts for Developing Criminal Justice - Mental Health Partnerships
Use of Sequential Intercept Model
Letter to Task Force from Judge Deborra Garrett
 

Meeting Documents
 

 DATE  AGENDA  PACKET  AUDIO  MEETING SUMMARY    MEETING HANDOUTS
             
 October 19, 2015 
 Agenda
 Packet
 Meeting audio
     
 October 5, 2015 

 Agenda
 Packet
Meeting audio
    Handout: Whatcom County Jail Offender Population Profile
Handout: City of Bellingham Jail Prevention, Alternative & Diversion Programs
Handout: Whatcom County 2015 Criminal Justice Diversion Program Funding
 September 21, 2015
Agenda
 
Packet
 
Meeting audio 
 
    Sequential Intercepts for Developing Criminal Justice - Mental Health Partnerships
Use of Sequential Intercept Model
Letter to Task Force from Judge Deborra Garrett
 

Upcoming Behavioral Health Subcommittee meetings are held in the Health Department Lower Level Conference Room at 509 Girard Street, Bellingham.  Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.  Please check this webpage periodically for confirmed meeting information:
  • September 29, 2016
The purpose of the Behavioral Health Programs and Services Ad Hoc Committee is to develop recommendations for new, or enhancement of existing, programs designed along a continuum that effectively reduces incarceration of individuals struggling with mental illness and chemical dependency (Ord. 2015-037). See attached Statement of Work. Members: 
  • Anne Deacon, Whatcom County Health Department and Committee Chair
  • Lummi Tribal Council Member Julie Finkbonner
  • Susan Gribbin, Consumer Representative
  • Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville 
  • Byron Manering, Brigid Collins
  • Randy Polidan, Unity Care NW
  • Greg Winter, Opportunity Council