County PEI Programs

See below for events, projects and programs funded by California Counties using MHSA PEI funds.

Stanislaus County Utilizing Promotoras to Improve Community Health

Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services in partnership with the Prevention and Early Intervention program funded by Proposition 63, the promotora network, comprised of 6 networks provide more than just cultural sensitivity services but aims to improve overall health of the community. Read more here.

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Placer County’s Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation PEI Grants

For the past three years, Placer County has allocated part of their MHSA monies to the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation for Mental Health Innovations Grant Cycles. This year, the grants will be fund mental health prevention and early intervention services for children, youth, adults, and families in eastern Placer County who suffer or are at … Continue reading Placer County’s Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation PEI Grants

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San Diego County MHSA Transformation Report

The County of San Diego Health and Human Agency, Behavioral Health Services (BHS) Division published a report entitled Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Bringing Light Transformation. This report provides a snapshot of the vision, principles and goals of the MHSA programs. It also includes highlights of the first ten years of MHSA implementation in San … Continue reading San Diego County MHSA Transformation Report

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Tulare and Kings County Suicide Prevention Task Force

Using MHSA PEI funds, Tulare and Kings County formed a suicide prevention task force to focus their efforts.  The collaboration between the two counties allows them to outreach to people without worrying about county boundary lines.

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Lake County Suicide Prevention Publication eFlip Book

The Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force has released an e-book entitled “Hope Starts Here: Suicide is Preventable”.

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Suicide Prevention Campaign Launched in Los Angeles County in May and June

A suicide-prevention campaign called “Know the Signs” was launched throughout Los Angeles County earlier this month, helping to raise awareness about the work of organizations such as Action Family Counseling, a Santa Clarita-based drug and alcohol rehab center. The campaign is a statewide effort by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to reach susceptible groups in the months of May and June, according to a LACDMH news release.

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Sacramento County Organizing Mental Health Art Exhibits for Mental Health Month

The “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project is organizing mental health art exhibits around Sacramento County to honor May is Mental Health Month. Sacramento County is looking for individuals that live with mental illness or who support others that may live with mental illness to submit artwork which would be featured at … Continue reading Sacramento County Organizing Mental Health Art Exhibits for Mental Health Month

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Butte County Seeks Community Input for Mental Health Services

Butte County Behavioral Health is hosting a series of stakeholder meetings, starting today in Paradise with additional meetings next week in Chico, Gridley and Oroville. An online survey is also available, as behavioral health officials look for citizens to tell them which programs work, which don’t, and offer innovative ideas for additional services. Butte County … Continue reading Butte County Seeks Community Input for Mental Health Services

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Stigma Free San Mateo County

The San Mateo County Anti-Stigma Campaign initiative works to eliminate stigma and end discrimination against people with mental illness and substance use issues in San Mateo County. This focus on stigma reduction was driven by community stakeholders. For more information, visit http://smchealth.org/bhrs/stigma

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San Bernardino County Hosted a Community Night Focused on Bullying Discussion

In November 2013 in Lake Arrowhead, community members convened for community night where they learned the history of bullying and how it has evolved today into cyberbullying, one of the hottest issues on school campuses today. A panel of experts and community members looked closely at the problem and offered solutions, including how community members … Continue reading San Bernardino County Hosted a Community Night Focused on Bullying Discussion

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