Jana McPherson-Hauer – Chair
Tina Mord – Vice Chair
Haley Velk – Secretary
Deb Anderson – Treasurer
The Local Advisory Council for Mental Health in Blaine County is a local advocacy group working towards meeting the mental health needs of Blaine County. We encourage anyone interested from the community, to join us in our efforts. We partner with other local agencies to work as a team and offer referral services for those looking for mental health service.
Local Advisory Council (LAC) is a coalition of community members interested in accessing, planning and strengthening public mental health services in their community. Those impacted by the effects of mental illness can ensure that their voices, suggestions and ideas can make a difference in how services are planned and provided. All those concerned and interested in how persons’ with mental illness’ are treated and helped, can participate.
The objective of the LAC is to outreach to Blaine County through media, presentation sand forums, mailings and direct communication. We seek to establish the LAC as the centralized contact for mental health information and services.
To promote mental health wellness by improving accessibility to services through education and reducing the gaps or barriers to resources.