Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)


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Social worker John Klevins (center) provides support to community members with mental health needs.

Partnership Provides Mental Health Support To Police Team

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department announces the launch of a partnership program with Transitions Mental Health Association (TMHA) to provide mental health support to the...

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Behavioral Health team presented the innovation projects to the state’s Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.

Innovative New Programs Serve Young Children, LGBTQ Clients

Two new projects from the Behavioral Health Department will bolster services for young children and LGBTQ clients across SLO County.

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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 reveiw 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])

This "call to action" shows on every MHSA page.