Behavioral Health Task Force

Behavioral Health Task Force

Description

The Douglas County Behavioral Task Force is a partnership of regional agencies, providers, and community partners working together to improve patient care outcomes by working collaboratively to meet all behavioral health needs and speak with one voice.  Click HERE for more information on the Behavioral Health Task Force.

Members

•  Partnership of Community Resources
•  Family Support Council
•  Tahoe Youth and Family
•  Suicide Prevention Network
•  Douglas County Social Services
•  Douglas Counseling & Supportive Services – Rural Clinics
•  East Fork Fire
•  Douglas Sheriff's Office
•  Regional Behavioral Health Coordinator
•  Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital: Vitality for Life, Emergency Department and Social Worker
•  Carson Tahoe Hospital
•  Tahoe Douglas Fire
•  Douglas County Public Guardian
•  Private providers

Vision

A community that works together to address all behavioral health needs. A system that is smooth for the individual. One County wide program that is networked together. There is not a wrong door. A system that is a continuum of services.

Purpose

To improve patient care outcomes by working collaboratively to meet all behavioral health needs and speak with one voice.

Recent Documents Relevant to the Behavioral Health Task Force

•  Behavioral Health Community Efforts
•  Douglas County Stepping Up Report

The Douglas County Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST)

About

The Douglas County Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST) is composed of a firefighter paramedic, a licensed clinical social worker, and a deputy sheriff to create a skilled intervention team to check up on local residents experiencing a crisis.

MOST Team Agencies

•  East Fork Fire Protection District
•  Douglas County Social Services
•  Douglas County Sheriff's Office
•  Douglas Counseling & Supportive Services – Rural Clinic

If you are in crisis, please call 911.

To make a non-emergency referral to MOST:
1.  Call Non-Emergency Douglas County Dispatch: (775) 782-5126
2.  Tell Dispatch you want to make a MOST referral
3.  Provide the following:
• Your name and contact information (your name remain confidential).
Name of individual(s) being referred.
How the individual(s) can be contacted.
   (Example: address, phone number, etc.)
Reason for referral.
The more detail you provide, the better!