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Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)


Featured News

Black chalkboard with with question mark. Click to view article, The Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County Looks for Community Feedback

The Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County Looks for Community Feedback

The Council is looking for survey respondents now through September 2020

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Now More than Ever We Need to Take Care of our Mental Health

The Behavioral Health Department is encouraging community members to be involved in May Mental Health Awareness Month.

Bell, with text overlay that reads Mental Health Services Act Fiscal Year 2019/20 Annual Update To Three Year Plan Click to view article, Mental Health Services Act Annual Update Approved

Mental Health Services Act Annual Update Approved

The Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Update to the Three-Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-20 for San Luis Obispo County's Mental Health Services Act activities was approved by the County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Behavioral Health Division Manager Celebrates Jubilee

Frank Warren, Prevention and Outreach Division Manger, has promoted messages of wellness, recovery and hope across SLO County for 25 years.


Meeting Calendar

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MHSA addresses a broad continuum of prevention, early intervention and community services and support needs and the necessary infrastructure, technology and training elements that will effectively support this system.

The following Components have been planned and are being implemented in San Luis Obispo County:

  1. Community Services and Supports (CSS)
  2. Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI)
  3. Workforce Education and Training (WET)
  4. Capital Facilities and Technological Needs (CFTN)
  5. Innovation (INN)

You can view a complete list of MHSA programs here: San Luis Obispo County MHSA Programs FY 18-19

Community Stakeholder Information

To access the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)funds, counties are required to develop work plans based on targeted components to carry out the goals and objectives of  the Mental Health Services Act. These plans must be created in collaboration with consumers, family members, providers, and other community stakeholders. These plans, outlined in the annual update, are then open for review to stakeholders for 30 days before taken to the Behavioral Health Board for a final hearing.

For more information on upcoming stakeholder meetings, please contact Rebecca Redman (805-781-4754; [email protected])

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