Meeting Announcement:

Meeting: Behavioral Health Advisory Board General Meeting
Date: Monday, March 15, 2021
Time: 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual Meeting – Via Zoom

Attached are:

  • the agenda and relevant documents for the upcoming meeting;
  • the minutes of the last BHAB General Meeting, with handouts/presentation(s); and
  • the Correspondence file containing informational items.

Thank you for reviewing the Agenda and other materials prior to the meeting.

The BHAB General meeting normally takes place on the third Monday of the month in the large Training Room at Ventura County Behavioral Health. Due to the Coronavirus, we are holding Behavioral Health Advisory Board meetings via Zoom. We look forward to your participation by joining the meeting via Zoom or by dialing in.

Instructions to access the meeting are listed below:

Zoom Participation
The information referenced below and on page three of the Agenda is provided to you in support of your attending the upcoming BHAB General Committee Meeting via Zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 833 3271 4732
Password: 149553
Dial-in: 669 900 9128

Please note the following important information related to supporting your participation in the upcoming meeting:

  1. Zoom will initially start with a “waiting room”—you will be “admitted” into the meeting room when the meeting starts.

  2. The meeting is recorded.

  3. All participants are muted upon entry to minimize any unintended disruption of background sounds. Please keep yourself on mute unless you are speaking.

  4. Note the following regarding the public comment portions of the agenda:

    1. Public comments are made by “raising your hand” in one of the following ways:

      1. If you are joining the meeting via video/audio, you join the comment queue in the following ways:

        1. If you are running an older version of Zoom, you can “raise your hand” by clicking on the participant window at the bottom of the Zoom screen and then click on the “raise hand” feature in that participant window.

        2. If you are running the most current version of Zoom (5.4.9 and above) you can “raise your hand” by clicking on the Reactions button and then clicking on “raise hand” feature. Your hand will appear in the upper left-hand corner of your individual Zoom window as well as the participant window.

        3. Note that your raised hand will appear TO THE HOST in the order it was received.

      2. If you are joining the meeting by telephone only, you can join the comment queue by pressing *9. When it is your turn to make your comment, press *6 to unmute and then again to mute yourself.

    2. Comments are taken in the order they are received in the queue/participant window.

    3. When it is your turn to make a comment, you will be asked to unmute yourself.

    4. Public comments may be up to 3 minutes during the public comment periods, or before an agenda item, with a cumulative total time not to exceed 5 minutes.

    5. The assigned timekeeper will track each public comment time as well as the total time per speaker. When your time is up, the timekeeper will interrupt to let you know that you have reached the 3-minute maximum as well as when you have reached your total allotted time.

    6. At the end of the three minutes and/or allotted time, the mic will be opened to the next person in the comment queue.


Meeting Date/Time: 3rd Monday of each month at 1:00 PM. These meetings are open to the public. For more details please call (805) 981-1115.

  • Chair: Jerry Harris