Date: May 13, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Comment Hearing on the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)
Three-Year Annual Plan Update
The Mendocino County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Mental Health Services Act team has released a draft of the Annual Update to the Three-Year Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Plan including updates to Community Services and Supports, Workforce Education and Training, Prevention and Early Intervention, Capital Facilities and Technological Needs and Innovation components for 2016 – 2017. The goal of the plan is to facilitate system transformation and improve services to meet the needs of adults and older adults with serious mental illness as well as children and youth with a serious emotional disturbance and/or serious mental illness.
Oral and written comments or questions will be accepted at the public hearing by the Mental Health Services Act team and the Behavioral Health Advisory Board Chairperson. The hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016, at Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency in Conference Room 1, located at 1120 South Dora Street in Ukiah. The hearing will be telecast in Willits at the Mendocino County WISC Center in the Atlantic Conference room, located at 472 East Valley Street. All members of the public are invited to attend either location. Written comments and questions collected at the Public Hearing will be compiled and responded to formally in the Final Draft of the Annual Plan Update prior to adoption by the Board of Supervisors.
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