Mental Health Coalition

Meeting Information

The committee meetings meet in the 1st Floor Grand Room at the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center, 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan.

The Mental Health Coalition Sub-Committees are working on multiple areas, including:
  • Data Sharing (sharing unduplicated, de-identified, aggregated data)
  • Data Governance
  • Legislation
  • Anti-Stigma Campaign
Mental Health Coalition
Pilot Data Sharing Sub-Committee
Data Governance Sub-Committee
Legislative Sub-Committee
Anti-Stigma Campaign Sub-Committee


The Lake County Mental Health Coalition was created in August 2016. It includes a diverse group of stakeholders representing hospitals, health, housing and others. They 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 Sub-Committee is working on developing a cross-system platform to share aggregate, de-identified, and unduplicated behavioral health data to inform on service needs.

Data Governance Sub-Committee is working on the legal structure and agreements for collecting, storing, and sharing aggregate, de-identified, and unduplicated behavioral health data. 

Legislative Sub-Committee 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.

Anti-Stigma Campaign Sub-Committee will develop and implement an anti-stigma campaign to help all of the people of Lake County to maintain their total health including mental, emotional, behavioral, and physical health; and further to prevent and reduce mental, emotional, and behavioral illness. 

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 Decorative Graphic