Glenn County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Commission

Glenn County Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Commission

The Glenn County Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Commission act as an advisor to the Glenn County Behavioral Health Department and the Board of Supervisors. The Board is mandated by the State of California Welfare and Institutions Code section 5604 to review and evaluate the community's behavioral health needs, services, facilities, and special challenges. 

Who Is the Board? And what do we do

The Board is comprised of community members, consumers/client members, and family member positions. Though membership is non-paid, voluntary basis, the rewards of memberships include making a difference in the lives of those affected by mental health and substance use disorders. Membership affords an opportunity to advocate for and learn about the various challenges facing the community. The Board reviews County agreements entered into pursuant to the Mental Health Services Act; advise the Behavioral Health Board and the local Mental Health Director regarding the local mental health program; review and approve the procedures used to ensure resident and professional involvement of the planning process; and submit an annual report on the needs and performances of the County's mental health system.

Meeting Schedule 

Second Tuesday of the month at 12 PM – currently due to COVID-19 we meet via Zoom

Presenters at our next meetings: 

February – Youth Voice – TAY Center

March – Mental Health Out patient

April – Community Action Agency (CAD)

May – Stigma

June – Substance Use Disorder Outpatient (SUD)

By laws link 

Contact person

Cindy Ross MHSA Program Coordinator 530.865.6459 

Become a member 

The Glenn County Behavioral Health Commission is looking for volunteers to sit on the board. For information, call 530.865.6459.

The Glenn County Behavioral Health Commission is accepting applications for current and upcoming vacancies. The Behavioral Health Commission acts as an advisory board to the Glenn County Behavioral Health Department. The Commission is mandated by the State of California to review and evaluate the community’s behavioral health needs, services, facilities and special challenges.

Membership terms are three years for all positions. Membership is restricted to a maximum of two consecutive three year terms, and is contingent upon Glenn County Board of Supervisors approval based on the Behavioral Health Commission recommendation.

https://www.calbhbc.org/ - the governing body and support for CA Boards and Commissions web site. They have web based workshops for the board etc.