The purpose of the LAC's is to provide an opportunities for consumer and family voices to be heard. Each county in our region has an advisory council that meets with consumers and providers on a monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly schedule.
If you are interested in learning more about the councils, please contact them directly. All of the Region 7E Local Advisory Councils are listed below.
The LAC Is mandated to include persons who have received mental health services as children, adults, or family members.
The primary purpose of the LAC is to provide an opportunity for consumer and family voices to be heard.
Identify needs. Seek input from parents, former consumers, providers and others about mental health needs in the area.
Inform. Identify for the county board where mental health services are available in the county, and how to access those services.
Recommend. LAC members make recommendations to the county board regarding unmet health needs in Chisago county.
Plan. The LAC is to be involved in mental health planning for the county.
Report. The LAC is to report recommendations regarding the local mental health system to the state advisory council on mental health.
The Chisago LAC is currently meeting in person at the Lakes Regional EMS building 40245 Fletcher Ave, North Branch, MN 55056 every other month on the 2nd Wednesday from 3-4pm.
Chisago LAC info brochure
Meeting Schedule | Minutes:
“Working to improve the mental health system in Isanti County”What are we? The Isanti County LAC is a group of community members and mental health providers who work together on issues that affect adults and children with mental health issues in our community. The goal of the Local Advisory Council (LAC) is to connect with our community to receive feedback on what services are working, and where we should focus on improvements! What do we do?
- Work together to present ideas to the County Board about gaps and needs in mental health in our community.
- Share ideas and resources about mental health: local resources and agencies, conferences, programs, information.
- Monthly speakers to present on mental health topics.
2023 Meeting Dates:Meetings are held from 10am-11am the 4th Wednesday each quarter 2023 Dates: January 25 April 26 July 26 October 25
Flyer:Isanti LAC Flyer 2023 Dates
Meeting Minutes:LAC Mtg Notes 11.9.22 LAC Mtg Notes 7.28.22 LAC Mtg Notes 4.28.22 LAC Mtg Notes 1.27.22 LAC Mtg Notes 11.03.21 LAC Mtg Notes 09.03.21
Kanabec County LAC is held the 4th Tuesday of each month from 12pm-2pm at the Kanabec Co. Family Services Building. Individuals interested in attending may contact Rhonda at (320) 679-6369 for more information.
Kanabec County Social Services Bldg. Room 101
905 Forest Ave E, Mora, MN 55051
The Mille Lacs County Local Advisory council is made up of consumers, advocates, family members, and professionals, who come together to share information, support each other, and find ways to improve mental health services.
We meet on the following schedule:
3rd Thursday of the month in Feb. April, June, August, Oct, & Dec
Milaca Historic Courthouse, Conference Room D.
The Pine County Local Advisory Council (LAC) consists of members in the community and meets monthly:
2nd Tuesday of the month
Pine City Senior Center
670 Main St S, Pine City, MN 55063