Community Invited to Provide Input on Mental Health Services Act Plan

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2017 / comments

[Margaret Williams]

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division invites the public to review and provide comment on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Three-Year Plan. The draft Plan provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20). MHSA components in the Plan Update include: Prevention and Early Intervention; Community Services and Supports; Workforce Education and Training; Innovation; and Capital Facilities and Technology Needs.

Public comment regarding the draft Plan Update may be submitted in writing through May 17, 2017, via email to MHSA@edcgov.us or via postal mail to: Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division, MHSA Project Team, 768 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 201, Diamond Springs, CA 95619. A public hearing will be hosted by the El Dorado County Mental Health Commission after the close of the 30-day comment period. This meeting will be noticed on the Mental Health Commissions calendar and on the MHSA website. Individuals with questions may email the MHSA team or call (530) 621-6340.

The draft Plan is now posted on El Dorado County’s MHSA website at www.edcgov.us/mentalhealth/mhsa.aspx.

The Health and Human Services Agency will document and consider all substantive feedback received during the 30-day comment period and at the public hearing before submitting the final FY 2017-18 Three-Year Plan to the Board of Supervisors for approval.