Mental Health Services Act

Proposition 63 / Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

Purpose: MHSA (or Proposition 63) was approved by voters in 2004 and later amended in 2012.  This Act imposes a 1% income tax on personal income in excess of $1 million in order to increase county mental health funding. MHSA is creating an innovative mental health system that promotes wellness, recovery, and resiliency while decreasing stigma. Services are culturally competent, easier to access, and more effective in preventing and treating serious mental illness.  Please select to view the text of the Amended MHSA.

MHSA is based on 5 essential elements:  

  • Cultural Competence 
  • Community Collaboration 
  • Consumer and Family Driven Services 
  • Focus on Wellness, Recovery and Resiliency 
  • An Integrated Services Experience

MHSA is implemented through five (5) main Components: 

Latest News and Upcoming Events

  • The MHSA Coordinator will be holding Focus Groups and Key Informant Interviews from August to October 2017 as part of development of the 2017-2020 MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan.  These meetings are open to the public. View the current List of Scheduled Focus Groups.

  • Visit the Training Schedule Page to see the list of upcoming BHRS trainings and to download the flyer or registration form.

  • CASRA Flyer - California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies class is now enrolling for Fall 2017.  Module 1 Classes will run August 30, 2017 to December 13, 2017.  Download the flyer to learn how to enroll.

  • Visit the MHSA Events and Campaigns Page to see recent event photos and learn more about these educational and inspiring events.

Most Recent MHSA Plans, Updates and Reports


2016-2017 MHSA Capital Facilities Program

Update

2016-2017 MHSA Annual Update and Innovation Plan


Visit the MHSA Plans, Updates and Reports page to view historical MHSA documents.