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Mission Statement

The mission of the Kern County Behavioral Health Board is to advocate for individuals and families living with mental illness and/or addiction by support and oversight of the Mental Health Department and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.

Standing committees include:

  • Adult Treatment & Recovery Services

  • Children's Treatment & Recovery Services

  • System Quality Improvement (SQIC)

To view the Behavioral Health Board by-laws, click here.

The Behavioral Health Board has 3 vacancies. Click here for details.

Annual Reports to the Board of Supervisors

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Behavioral Health Board Youth Recruitment 2021 with graphic of kids playing
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