Mental Health Coalition

Mental Health Coalition
Meeting Information
The next whole committee meeting is on Monday,  August 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in the 1st Floor Grand Room at the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center, 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan.
In 2018, the Mental Health Coalition Sub-Committees will work on multiple areas, including:
  • Data Sharing (sharing unduplicated, deidentified, aggregated data)
  • Data Governance
  • Legislation
  • Anti-Stigma Campaign

Future  Whole Committee Schedule 

  • August 20, 2018
  • October 15, 2018

Future Tentative Sub-Committee Schedule
  • June 18 & 19
  • July 16 &17
  • August 21
  • September 17 & 18
  • October 15 & 16
  • November 13
  • December 10 & 11


Lawlor and Garrett announced the coalition in August 2016 (View News Release). It includes a diverse group of stakeholders representing hospitals, health, housing and others. They will focus on data-sharing and evidence based practices to identify gaps, and recommend a sustainable continuum of care for this vulnerable population so they can receive consistent treatment in order to maintain their health and well-being.

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Lake County Mental Health Coalition Sub-Committees:
Pilot Data Sharing is working on developing a cross-system platform to share aggregate, deidentified, and unduplicated behavioral health data to inform on service needs.

Data Governance is working  on the legal structure and agreements for collecting, storing, and sharing aggregate,deidentified, and unduplicated behavioral health data. 

Legislative is working to move the current Illinois statutes to an environment that encourages coordination of care through cross-system electronic sharing of behavioral health data.

If you would like to stay informed about the Lake County Mental Health Coalition and get involved when there are opportunities, please provide your contact information.

Additional Resources:

Lake County Mental Health Coalition:
Data Sharing Planning:
Community Services and Initiatives:
Mental Health