Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention & Drug and Alcohol
The MH/ID EI D&A have openings to participate on the MH/ID EI Advisory Board. Members represent a wide range of interests, geographic locations within the County, and commitment to support the department and services for mental health, intellectual disabilities, and early intervention.
Meetings are held every other month for opportunities to be educated and provide input on behalf of the department. Work Sessions also provided additional opportunities for members.
If interested, please click here to view the application (PDF). Members must be residents of Centre County.
The Centre County Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention and Drug & Alcohol Offices have relocated to:
3500 E College Avenue, Suite 1200
State College, PA 16801
The phone numbers are: (814) 355-6786 and (814) 355-6744.
The After-Hours Crisis Number is: 1-800-643-5432.
CATABUS service will get you close to our location via the College Avenue Connector..
Volunteers needed for the Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Advisory Board
The Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Advisory Board is currently seeking new members. The function of this Board is to advise staff and the Board of Commissioners on program matters, consumer and employee satisfaction, service provider programs and contracts, and funding issues.
The Board will meet the rest of this year on the following dates:
- Monday, August 21, 2023 at 12:00 pm
- Monday, October 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm
- Monday, December 18, 2023 at 12:00pm
Meeting URL: https://bluejeans.com/225153049/6338?src=join_info
Meeting ID: 225 153 049
Participant Passcode: 6338
Want to dial in from a phone? Dial one of the following numbers:
+1.408.419.1715 (United States (San Jose))
+1.408.915.6290 (United States (San Jose))
(See all numbers - https://www.bluejeans.com/numbers)
Enter the meeting ID and passcode followed by #
Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Centre County MH/ID/EI office at (814) 355-6782 or by submitting a membership application (PDF).
*ALL SERVICES ARE CONFIDENTIAL*
Vision: Create a stigma-free community of practices that encourages expansion of quality supports and ensures successful transitions to achieve the highest level of independence throughout the lives of individuals supported.
Mission: Advocate for individuals and families accessing services and resources, based upon need and life goals, through education, collaboration, community-building and on-going communication between stakeholders.
What is the Office of Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention & Drug and Alcohol?
- Public and private agencies that work together to treat persons with mental disability.
- Identifies, evaluates, and treats persons with mental illness or intellectual disabilities.
- Provides a range of treatment options to enable persons with mental illness or intellectual disabilities to remain in the community and lead productive lives.
- Strives to prevent hospitalization or institutional care.
- Provides crisis intervention services.
- Provides comprehensive prevention, intervention, treatment, and referral services for any person with drug and alcohol use/abuse issues.
- Provides information and referral assistance.
- All services are confidential.
All programs and services are based on the Recovery Model for Mental Health and Everyday Lives Principles for Intellectual Disabilities. All services are designed to support consumers and families, eliminate stigma, and to facilitate independence and inclusion.