Mental Health Services Act

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Welcome to Merced County's Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) page.

What is MHSA?

Purpose: MHSA (or Proposition 63) was approved by voters in 2004.  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 focused on 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 latest version of the Amended MHSA as revised 01/04/18.

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

Picture of the Save the Date Flyer - Spiritual Wellness and Recovery Conference 2019

2019 Spiritual Wellness and Recovery Conference

 Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Spiritual Wellness and Recovery Conference, to be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Christian Life Center located at 650 East Olive Avenue in Merced, California.

 Click on the flyer to view the Save the Date flyer in PDF.
Check back here for  Event Registration information.

Picutre of the 2019 Youth Art Contest 1st Place Winning Entry
Picutre of the 2019 Adult Art Contest 1st Place Winning Entry

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