“To create an environment that brings hope and improves the quality of life for persons affected by mental illness and substance use and promote wellness and recovery.”
Who We Are
The Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) is a public body comprised of voluntary members who share a deep commitment for how our local community works together to meet the mental health and substance use treatment and recovery needs of our neighbors, friends, and loved ones.
ADAMHS is the local mental health and substance use services planning authority for Hancock County. As a form of local government, ADAMHS is the County’s forum for the review and negotiation of policies and allocations that direct our community treatment and prevention system.
Our Coalitions & Contract Agencies
The Partnership focuses on substance use prevention and mental wellness by working together to create positive community change through awareness, education, and environmental strategies.
The Partnership meets monthly. All meetings are open to the public. Visit our Prevention page for more information.
The Hancock County Opioid and Addictions Task Force began in 2010 by a group of concerned community members who wanted to address the growing community health concerns related to opiate use and addiction. Beginning with a community medication collection aimed at reducing the amount of opiate and other medications accessible for misuse, the Task Force has grown to include more than seventy community stakeholders representing more than thirty community organizations,
Are you or a loved one struggling with mental health or substance use? We are here to help you on your path to health.