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Subcommittee Projects were identified by recent studies and community input that prioritize a gap in services. Completed projects are shown in bold. For a detailed look at completed projects, visit the Approved Projects page. Click here for a link to Behavioral Health Subcommittee Meetings.



Crisis Services Subcommittee

Goal: Improve response to an individual in behavioral health crisis and link them to appropriate stabilization and recovery services while minimizing involvement of the criminal justice system.


-Crisis Call Center

-Mobile Crisis Teams

-Crisis Transportation

-Crisis Stabilization and Response Center

-Law Enforcement Response Triage, including CIT trained unit

-Transition Planning and Re-entry and Resource Center

Community Supports Subcommittee

Goal: Improve services in the community that will stabilize individuals and prevent crisis.


-Crisis Respite Services

-Intermediate Levels of Care

-Intensive Case Management (i.e. Forensic Assertive Community Treatment)

-Courts and Criminal Justice Improvements

-Medicaid Accessibility and Outreach 

-Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment Services

-Peer Support/Drop-in Services

Supportive Housing Subcommittee

Goal: Ensure individuals with behavioral health needs are stably housed.


-Community Connections Jail Re-entry Diversion

-Community Connections Scattered Site Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)

-Youth Transitional Living Single PSH

-Single Site PSH

Prevention, Intervention and Harm Reduction Subcommittee

Goal: Prevent substance abuse and severe psychiatric distress through early identification and treatment.


-Community Engagement Teams (CET)

-School-based Substance Abuse Intervention

-Prevention & Intervention (0-18 years)

-Mitigating Adverse Childhood Experiences

-Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)

-Medicaid Accessability

-Mental Health Awareness, Education and Training

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