Children's Mental Health & Well-being Advisory Committee

House File 653, Division XVIII, Section 89 charged the Department of Human Services to create a children’s mental health and well-being advisory committee to continue efforts relating to improving children’s mental health crisis services and children’s well-being learning labs and supporting the children’s well-being collaboratives.  The Children's Mental Health & Well-being Advisory Committee consists of a variety of providers, advocates, policymakers, and stakeholders from across the State of Iowa and is a continuation of the Children’s Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup.

Children’s Mental Health & Well-being Advisory Committee

2017 Member List

2017 Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials

2017 Meeting Schedule


Children’s Well-being Collaboratives

Northwest Iowa Mental Health Center Proposal

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa Proposal

Youth and Shelter Services, Inc. Proposal


In 2015 and 2016, the Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup was convened to provide recommendations to the General Assembly and Governor regarding children’s mental health and children’s service system in Iowa. The Children’s Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup consisted of a variety of providers, advocates, policymakers, and stakeholders from across the State of Iowa.
 

Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup Meetings

2016 Meeting Schedule

2016 Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials

2015 Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials

Member List:

2016 Children's Mental Health & Well-being Workgroup Members

Resources:

2016 Children's Mental Health Study Report

2016 Children's Mental Health Crisis Services Grantees Reports

2015 Children's Mental Health and Well-Being Final Report

2013 Children's Disability Services Workgroup Final Report

2014 State of America's Children, Children's Defense Fund

Statewide Call for Action: A Strategic Plan for a Children’s Mental Health Redesign in Iowa

Senate File 505, Section XXII

Video: Mental Health Awareness Team, Krista Moellers

For information contact:

Julie Maas
Division of Mental Health & Disability Services
Iowa Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building, 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-3785
Fax: 515-242-6036
Email: jmaas@dhs.state.ia.us