In this exciting new venture, DMHAS has established this website for you, the county behavioral health planner. Here you will find everything you need to conduct countywide comprehensive behavioral health planning. Look for AEREF comprehensive planning guidelines, county and municipal level data that you can use in your planning process, a variety of technical assistance bulletins, and training videos. You will also find a daily blog where you can share your experiences in community based planning, ask questions and describe your innovative approaches to the challenges you face. Finally, keep an eye out for timelines, alerts and news items that will keep you on top of developments at the state level as they occur.
Since this is a collaborative venture between the state and the counties, feel free to suggest pages and content that you think would be especially helpful to both yourself and your colleagues.