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About MHRB

Principles, Values and Organizational Purpose

Erie-Ottawa Counties will have a community behavioral health care system that is responsive, flexible and outcome-oriented and is based on the changing needs of the communities and the persons experiencing mental health, alcohol and/or drug addiction problems.

Consistent with the Board’s mission (as an oversight agency and a guardian of State, Federal and local laws and values) that plans, funds, directs, and monitors a network tht delivers a continuum of behavioral health services to foster wellness for our community.

Core Values

  • We demonstrate uncompromising ethical conduct in our actions;
  • We fulfill the Board's role as the oversight agency for community behavioral health services;
  • We believe that our highest level of responsibility is to those receiving mental health and/or substance use disorder services and their families;
  • We provide access to resources that are client-directed and achieve positive results through the application of evidence-based interventions; 
  • We listen and respond to the needs of clients, providers, and community members, treating them as partners and with dignity and respect;
  • We make data-informed decisions to continually seek improvements; 
  • We are good stewards to taxpayer dollars by being strategic, responsible, and accountable, while also requiring efficient, effective, and quality services from our proviers. 
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