Our Progress

  • Statewide Prevention and Early Invention program sustained
  • Alternatives to State Hospital efforts continuing, rates continue to be frozen, DSH agreed to new MOU for three more years
  • Plumas County Wellness Centers implemented
  • Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline sustained
  • Brief 5 minute video produced showcasing CalMHSA purpose and impact
  • $250,000 grant secured from Sutter Health for EMM program
  • Joint panel presentation at APHA with NCBHD, RAND and UC Davis
  • Directing Change Evaluation shows behavior change to prevent suicides
  • Counties seeking alternatives to State Hospital facilities
  • Contra Costa County Loan Forgiveness Program was Implemented by CalMHSA to receive County funds to assist recruiting and retaining Psychiatrists
  • SF Giants holding Mental Health Awareness Day on May 17, with prospect of fuller day activities in 2018
  • Fund Development Leadership Council convenes 1st meeting on January 18, 2018 with focus on “Breaking Down Barriers: The Path to Mental Wellness”
  • CalMHSA releases RFSQ for Innovation Technology – Based Mental Health Solutions