Author: CMHACY

Youth Mental Health Crisis Entering the National Conversation

The Oversight and Accountability Commission supports Ken Burns' New Documentary Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness The Commission works through partnerships to catalyze transformational changes across service systems so that everyone who needs mental health care has access to and receives effective and culturally competent care. -Commission...

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Proposed 2022 – 2023 Budget A Historic Financial Commitment to Children, Youth, and Families By Governor Newsom

Proposed 2022 - 2023 Budget A Historic Commitment to Children, Youth, and Families By Governor Newsom The Commission works through partnerships to catalyze transformational changes across service systems so that everyone who needs mental health care has access to and receives effective and culturally competent care. -Commission...

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Lanterman-Petris-Short Act of 1967: Opportunities for Improvements

Lanterman-Petris-Short Act of 1967: Opportunities for Improvements The Commission works through partnerships to catalyze transformational changes across service systems so that everyone who needs mental health care has access to and receives effective and culturally competent care. -Commission Mission Statement In 1967 the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act was signed into law in California. The act...

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In Loving Memory of Jim Preis

CMHACY Family, Numerous people have been passing around this article regarding Jim Preis which includes some information about his struggle with cancer. Many of you may have already seen the article. http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-lopez-gupta-preis-20181006-story.html For those of you that don’t know Jim the accomplishments he achieved on behalf of people,...

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2018 Conference Policy Panels

Friday Morning Policy Panels May 18th, 8:30 to 11:30   The conference ends with two policy panels. Crisis Continuum of Care Panel   Carroll Schroeder – California Alliance, Moderator    (representing private provider organizations) Name Stakeholder Group TBD by Youth  Committee Youth Jonnie Banks Adoptive Parent/Grandparent John Boyd - OAC Commission Chair State and Local Leadership/MHSA Mary Watanabe - DMHC Deputy...

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