Board Responsibilities

 

The Board is responsible for:

1. Planning mental health and substance abuse services for the community.
2. Funding those services through contracting relationships with service providers.
3. Monitoring the quality of the services provided.

 

The current major contract service agencies for the Board include the Clermont Counseling Center (adult mental health services), Child Focus, Inc. (mental health services for children), and the Clermont Recovery Center (drug and alcohol treatment services for all ages), Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services, and we are the administrative agent for Family and Children First (FCF). The Board also contracts with local hospitals for psychiatric inpatient services. Over 5,000 clients are served annually, and thousands more participate in prevention programs.

Services are provided from multiple locations in the county. Of those who receive services, approximately 650 are severely mentally disabled adults, about 450 are seriously emotionally disturbed children, and 1,500 are individuals of all ages with substance abuse problems.