Below are government documents and reports concerning Prevention and Early Intervention. To view County PEI plans, visit here.
Entitled “Leading Change 2.0: Advancing the Behavioral Health of the Nation”, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) FY 2015-2018 Strategic Plan was open for comment until August 18, 2014.
The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) has released proposed updated Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Regulations. There is a 45-day comment period ending on July 24, 2014.
The CRDP API Population Report: In Our Own Words has been released and is available online.
The Prevention Matters infographic on the website of the Surgeon General highlights opportunities and progress in prevention, as well as federal actions aligned with the strategic directions and priorities of the National Prevention Strategy. Scroll over the interactive infographic to learn more about cross-sector efforts to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released the California Wellness Plan 2014. The Plan is the result of a statewide process led by CDPH to develop a roadmap with partners in order to create communities in which people can be healthy, improve the quality of clinical and community care, increase access to usable … Continue reading 2014 California Wellness Plan
Below is information handed out at the November 2013 Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission concerning the new PEI Regulations. Background Information on the Revised PEI Regulations Draft PEI Regulations with Track Changes Draft PEI Regulations without Track Changes PEI Draft Regulations: Tracking and Evaluation Requirements November 2013 Draft Proposed Innovative Project Regulations
UCLA collected information about PEI expenditures, programs/activities and participant demographics for FY 2011-12 from counties through a process developed in collaboration with an Evaluation Advisory Group comprised of county department of mental health representatives. This report documents PEI expenditures, programs/activities and the demographics of people that participated during FY 2011-12 Executive Summary Prevention and Early … Continue reading PEI Report to the MHSOAC
This report concludes the Mental Health and the Accountability Commission have provided little oversight of counties’ implementation of MHSA programs, particularly as it relates to evaluating whether these programs are effective. However, looking to the future, the opportunity exists for the state entities responsible for oversight to better demonstrate the effectiveness of the MHSA. https://www.bsa.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2012-122.pdf