Seeking citizen volunteers to serve on Regional Mental Health Board


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Meetings locations and times vary depending oncatchment area being served. There are actually6 meeting locations. Main office is inNewington, CT 06111

About

The North Central Regional Mental Health Board is seeking citizen volunteers to serve on its Board and/or Catchment Area Councils to study and evaluate mental health services in our region. NCRMHB is one of five Boards in Connecticut with statutory responsibililty for evaluating mental health services funded by the
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The councils meet once per month in each of six catchment areas. Council members can be residents who have lived experience with mental illness, family members, or concerned citizens. They attend monthly meetings, serve on panels evaluating state services, gather information from people who receive services, family members, and town about the local needs and effectiveness of services. They also disseminate information to citizens and legislators about mental health issues and help establish priorities for regional mental health services.

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 hours per month
  • Opportunities for other committees
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