The Mayors Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction in Cass and Clay counties engages a broad coalition to develop and implement prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery strategies.
The Mayors Blue Ribbon Commission on Addiction envisions a strong and healthy community free from the burden of addiction.
Mayors Blue Ribbon Commission formed and a slate of members for the steering committee identified to include those affected by addiction, government, health care, foundations, faith communities, addiction providers, and members at large.
October - DECEMBER 2016
Steering Committee meeting to launch the commission and expert panels convene to explore solutions.
Emerging Recommendations delivered to the Mayors Blue Ribbon Steering Committee.
January - March 2017
Project teams meet to come up with their best thinking around four of the emerging recommendations: Medical Detox, Clearinghouse/Navigators, Transitional Housing.
Report out to Steering Committee on progress to date.
Report out to Steering Committee on progress to date. A Public Forum was held to communicate progress to the public.