This page provides links to official documents related to the Innovation component of the MHSA. If you are new to INN and want to check out the official context for INN programs, check out these resources below and to the left.
The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission published a notice of proposed rulemaking for Innovative Projects of the Mental Health Services Act. This rulemaking is in the 45-day public comment period.
County MHSA Innovation programs can be approved either locally or by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC). View a spreadsheet of County MHSA Innovation Programs detailing if they were approved by the MHSOAC or locally.
MHSA Innovation Funded Programs by County is from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Califoria (NAMI California) report MHSA Programs 2013: Saving Lives, Saving Money.
OAC released a letter providing instructions on how to expend funds for Innovation Programs. The MHSOAC is committed to making the review and approval process as smooth as possible and will actively provide technical assistance and support to guide counties through approval.