Mental Health Commission meeting
The Berkeley/Albany Mental Health Commission strives to:
- Provide effective oversight of the Berkeley/Albany Mental Health System.
- Ensure services are delivered with dignity and respect and in compliance with all regulatory and statutory guidelines.
- Ensure that services are effective, efficient, and responsive to the needs and desires of clients.
- Promote Cultural Competence and Wellness, Recovery, Resilience oriented services.
- Advocate with the Berkeley and Albany City Councils, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care, and the Berkeley Mental Health Division.
Thirteen members are appointed by the Berkeley City Council. The Berkeley Mayor shall be a member or the Berkeley City Council may designate a person of its choice instead of the Berkeley Mayor. Two members shall be residents of the City of Albany (one of whom shall represent the special public interest.) Seven members shall represent the special public interest and five members shall represent general public interests as stated in the resolution. Terms shall be for three years.