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DOJ/CPD Mental Health Advisory Committee

The Settlement between the City of Cleveland and the Department of Justice required that a Mental Health Response Advisory Committee be developed by the City and the Cleveland Division of Police (CPD).

William M. Denihan, Chief Executive Officer of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County, serves as Chair, and Ed Eckart Jr., Assistant Director of the Cleveland Department of Public Safety, serves as Vice-chair of this committee that has the following charge:

  • Fostering relationships and support between the police, community, and mental health providers. 
  • Identifying problems and developing solutions to improve crisis outcomes. 
  • Providing guidance to improving, expanding and sustaining the CPD Crisis Intervention Program. 
  • Conducting a yearly analysis of incidents to determine if the CPD has enough specialized CIT officers, if they are deployed effectively and responding appropriately, and recommending changes to policies and procedures regarding training.
The settlement Agreement between the City of Cleveland and the Department of Justice required that a Mental Health Response Advisory Committee be developed by the City and the Cleveland Division of Police (CPD). The Committee and Sub-committees are up and running. All meetings are open to the public.

Mental Health Response Advisory Committee 2015 Report

In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Cleveland and the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, William M. Denihan and Ed Eckart, Jr., officially submitted the Mental Health Response Advisory Committee (MHRAC) 2015 Report to the City of Cleveland and the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County.



Mental Health Response Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the Mental Health Response Advisory Committee & its Sub-committees are open to the public. 

Mental Health Response Advisory Committee:

 
Monday, January 9, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cuyahoga Room
ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County
2012 West 25th St., 6th Fl.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Agenda
 

Mental Health Response Advisory Sub-committee Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the Mental Health Response Advisory Committee
and its Subcommittees are open to the public.
 

  
Mental Health Response Advisory Committee Meeting Summaries:

Monday, December 12, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
Monday, August 8, 2016
Monday, July 11, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016 
Monday, January 11, 2016 
Monday, December 14, 2015  
Monday, November 9, 2015 
Friday, October 9, 2015 
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Executive Committee Meeting Summaries: 

Friday, October 9, 2015 (Draft)
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015

 

 

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