BRIEF is Building Resilience in Essex Families: A coordinated network of Essex County NY community-based services and supports focused on prevention.
Vision: All families in Essex County will reach their full potential and achieve wellness.
Mission: BRIEF will promote a proactive system of care that focuses on education, encourages empowerment, builds resilience, and reduces stigma for all families in Essex County.
Who is BRIEF?
A growing coalition of service providers, families, and community members
focused on prevention:
Essex County Mental Health*
Essex County Health Department*
The Prevention Team*
Essex County Probation
Essex County Community Services Board
Essex County Board of Supervisors
Essex County DSS
Crown Point Central School
Boquet Valley CSD
Adirondack Foundation/Birth to Three Alliance
Essex County Sheriff’s Dept
Essex County Family Court
Mental Health Association
St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers
Youth Advocacy Program (YAP)
Dana Dixon – MIT
Family Peer Representatives
NYS Office of Mental Health/Angela Keller
(List updated 1/8/21)
*members of BRIEF Executive Committee