In collaboration with key stakeholders, develop and implement a plan to fully integrate the county’s behavioral health vision, values, approach, infrastructure, systems, processes, services and supports to:
Support the HHS Vision and Strategic Priorities
Recognize the frequent co-occurrence of mental health and substance use disorders
Better meet the needs and expectations of current and future consumers and their families
Focus on prevention and early intervention
Be prepared for ACA implementation and full collaboration with primary care doctors
Merge the perspectives into a broader model of integrated care and apply best practices to our work with those with single and dual diagnoses.