Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Board

The Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Board works to review and evaluate the county’s Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities needs, services, facilities and special problems. The board consists of 13 members, who serve three-year terms.

Board Members

Members should represent the following areas of the community: psychology, social work, nursing, education and religion; local mental health organizations; local intellectual disabilities organizations; health and welfare organizations; local hospitals; and other community groups. At least two members should be physicians. Members also should be appointed with consideration for county districtwide representation. Appointments are made by the County Executive, with the advice and consent of County Council.


Regular Erie County Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities Advisory Board meetings will be held at 5:00 P.M. in the 4th floor conference room of the DHS Building – 154 West 9th.  Combined meetings will take place at 4:00 P.M. in the Admiral Room of the Blasco Library.

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