Category Archives: Mental Health Models

“Defining the Box” Agenda 19 March 2009

MAYOR’S MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE

Agenda

March 19, 2009

8:30-10:00 a.m.

Town Operations Center – Building #1

1st Floor Conference Room

8:30 a.m.      Welcome, introductions

8:35 a.m.      Review/modify notes and visuals from last meeting – decide if this graphical

approach will work for us

8:55 a.m.      Work on “mapping” next population groups

9:50 a.m.      Plan for next meeting (scheduled for April 3, 2009)

Address:

Chapel Hill Public Works Department

Town Operations Center

Building 1

6850 Millhouse Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Directions from Town Hall in Chapel Hill (Downtown):

Head North on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd/Historic Airport Road

Just after Harris Teeter turn left on Eubanks Rd

Just before the railroad tracks turn right on Millhouse Rd

At stop sign turn right into Public Works – Town Operation Center

Go to building 1 (at the far end of the driveway– facing you when you turn right)

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John Locke Foundation Releases Report on Mental Health Reform in NC

Joseph Coletti of the John Locke Foundation recently authored a report on the state of mental health care in North Carolina titled “Mental Health Reform: Steps Toward Improvement.The report and recommendations can be found here.

“Reforms first adopted in 2001 have yet to deliver on the promise of improved outcomes for those with serious mental illness,” Joseph Coletti said in a press release.


Franklin Press “Mental Health Study OK’d”

The Franklin Press published an article detailing the Macon County’s decision to pursue further study of mental health issues and their interaction with state and local governments.

Macon County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Nov. 10 supporting further study of a possible intergovernmental service delivery system for mental health services.

This decisions is a result of a final report issued by the Mental Health Taskforce on Mental Health Services in Macon County. The report and its conclusions can be found here.