What is the mission of the Board?

To evaluate, advise and recommend programs and methods of operation in the best interest, welfare and general well-being of a total mental health-substance abuse service delivery system in Tooele County; give direction to the director and staff; assist in social needs assessment, problem identification and determining priorities as they relate to substance abuse and mental health programs; advise and make recommendations as to how substance abuse prevention money should be allocated; evaluate the effectiveness of programs in order to advise and recommend continued funding; assist in the selection of community members to attend the annual summer school concerning alcohol and drugs at the University of Utah; determine the most efficient and effective means to provide needed services; provide community input and information to the County Commission, the director of staff; advise local elected officials concerning the effectiveness of the services offered; and provide public relations information to the community at large.

Are the Board Members paid?

Board members are not paid.

Meeting Schedule and Location

  • Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the Month
  • Valley Mental Health, 100 S 1000 W, Tooele


  • The Mental Health Council consists of 11 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Five (5) members serve until December 31, 1995 and six members serve until December 31, 1997. After the initial appointments, except for appointments made to fill unexpired terms, the term of each member shall be two years. No member shall serve more than two consecutive terms.


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