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.  Committees 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:

Summit Park
3500 E College Avenue, Suite 1200
State College, PA 16801

The phone numbers are still the same: (814) 355-6786 and (814) 355-6744.
Also, the After-Hours Crisis Number remains the same at: 1-800-643-5432.
CATABUS service is now available on the XG Route at the location.

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 meets in the following dates:

  • Monday, June 21st at 12:00 pm

Meeting URL:
Meeting ID: 960 140 538
Participant Passcode: 1354
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))
Enter the meeting ID and passcode followed by #

  • Monday, August 16th at 12:00 pm
  • Monday, October 25th at 12:00 pm 
  • Monday, December 20th at 12:00 pm

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).


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.