County of Marin Health and Human Services

Marin County Mental Health Board

The Mental Health Board (MHB) meets once a month to review and evaluate the community's mental health needs and to advise the county's Mental Health Director and the Board of Supervisors on any aspect of the local mental health program. Please consult our calendar of events for meeting times and locations. Meetings held at 20 North San Pedro Road, First Floor, Pt. Reyes Conference Room.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331) or access the application online.

Staffing: 

Mental Health and Substance Use Services
(415) 473.3020
Email: SCross@marincounty.org

Administered By: 

  • The County of Marin

Purpose / Duties: 

To represent and advocate for the mental health needs of the people of Marin by being fully informed on all related issues in order to promote a creative, comprehensive and dynamic mental health system of care. To inform and advise the Mental Health Director and Board of Supervisors on behalf of clients, families, and the community-at-large. To facilitate communication between the community, mental health service providers and Board of Supervisors to ensure that the system is responsive to our community needs. To promote education, prevention and early intervention to meet the needs of the mentally ill.

Qualifications: 

Not less than 50% of the board shall be consumers and families of consumers, who are receiving or have received mental health services. The remaining members of the Board shall represent the public interest.

Term Length: 

3 years per term; may apply for a maximum of 3 consecutive appointments.

Number of Members: 

16

Reimbursements for Expenses / Per Diem: 

Reimbursement is authorized for travel expense only.

Time and Day of Meetings: 

Second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

How to Apply: 

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331), or access the General Application online.

Members of This Board

If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in a County program, service or activity, requests for accommodations may be made by calling (415) 473-4381 (Voice) 473-3232 (TDD/TTY) or by e-mail at disabilityaccess@marincounty.org at least four work days in advance of the event. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats, upon request.