Cuyahoga County Title

A History

A History of Community Mental Health in Cuyahoga County 

H. Bernard Smith, the first Director of the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health and Retardation Board in 1968, and a true friend of the Cuyahoga County mental health and addiction community, authored two documents that highlight the history of community mental health in Cuyahoga County.
 
The documents are excellent and recommended reading for anyone looking to learn about the history of community mental health in Cuyahoga County. 

To download a PDF copy of the documents, click on the links below.

1. COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH IN CUYAHOGA COUNTY : In the Beginning: Federal & State Actions that Culminated in the Development of the Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health and Retardation Board (12 pages)

2. FORTY FOUR YEARS OF PROGRESS: History, Achievements & Evolution of the CCCMHRB into the Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County (16 pages with appendices)
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