Mental Health Conversation

The Centre County Board of Commissioners held a "Community Conversation about Mental Health Services in Centre County" on Thursday, June 27th.

The evening began with a presentation from staff of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse and the County's Office of Mental Health. They provided an overview of State law, regulations, and policies governing mental health services in the Commonwealth and outlined how counties implement these mandates.

Additionally, Centre County staff described the service delivery system in Centre County and presented an overview of services currently available.

Following the presentations, the public had an opportunity to ask questions and engage in dialogue about mental health services offered in Centre County.

Below are the Presentations along with the Questions and Responses.

Centre County Mental Health/Intellectual Disability/Early Intervention – Drug and Alcohol Presentation (PDF)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) Presentation (PDF)

Questions and Responses from the June 27, 2019 Community Conversation about Mental Health (PDF)