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* 1. First, give us your overall assessment of BHD mental health services in 2017.

1a. What is working well?

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* 1b. What is in need of improvement?

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* 1c. What should be a priority for the 2019 budget?

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* 2. The crisis services system is being redesigned. The current system includes many components such as the county psychiatric emergency room (PCS), private hospital emergency rooms, CART teams, mobile crisis team, CIT officers, Crisis Resource Centers, the Community Consultation Team for people with intellectual disabilities, and more.

2a. What is working well in the current crisis system?

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* 2b. What is in need of improvement?

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* 2c. What should be a priority for the 2019 budget?

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* 3. In 2017, do you think access to community based mental health services:

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* 3a. What is working well in the current community services system?

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* 3b. What is in need of improvement?

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* 3c. What should be a priority for the 2019 budget?

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* 4. In 2017, do you think access to substance use disorder treatment services

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* 4a. What is working well in the substance use disorder treatment system?

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* 4b. What is in need of improvement?

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* 4c. What should be a priority for the 2019 budget?

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* 5. The Mental Health Board is the entity charged with formulating the 2019 Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division budget. What advice or direction would you give the Mental Health Board as it moves forward with this important responsibility?

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* 6. The Behavioral Health Division may need to prioritize prevention efforts for both mental health and substance use disorders in the 2019 budget. Please rank the following services as you think BHD should prioritize them for the 2019 budget. Another way to think about this is to ask yourself: what does this community need most right now.

  High Medium Low
Community Education
Provider reimbursement that reflects the true cost of care
Stigma Reduction
Early identification and intervention
Suicide prevention
Opioid overdose prevention
Increased slots/access to community mental health services
Increase access to evidence based substance use disorder treatment services
Increased peer involvement in planning efforts
Increased access in underserved locations in the county
Access to housing
Access to transportation
Other (describe below)

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* 7. We know that barriers to mental health services continue to exist. What barriers do you currently see relative to services provided by BHD?

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* 8. The Mental Health Board intends to develop a strategic plan. What are goals you would like to see in the final plan?

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