Recommendations for Sustaining California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs

Recommendations for Sustaining California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs

M. Audrey Burnam
Sandra H. Berry
Nicole K. Eberhart
Rebecca L. Collins
Patricia A. Ebener
Rajeev Ramchand
Bradley D. Stein
Michelle W. Woodbridge
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 8
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs23r
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    Recommendations for Sustaining California's Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs
    Book Description:

    Provides preliminary advice about which of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Prevention and Early Intervention activities seem most valuable to sustain or, in some cases, enhance.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8945-8
    Subjects: Psychology, History, Health Sciences

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  1. Recommendations for Sustaining California’s Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs
    (pp. 1-8)
    M. Audrey Burnam, Sandra H. Berry, Nicole K. Eberhart, Rebecca L. Collins, Patricia A. Ebener, Rajeev Ramchand, Bradley D. Stein and Michelle W. Woodbridge

    The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA)—a coalition of California counties designed to provide economic and administrative support to mental health service delivery—formed the statewide Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Implementation Program. CalMHSA’s focus in this effort is on three strategic initiatives: (1) Stigma and discrimination reduction, (2) suicide prevention, and (3) student mental health. Under each initiative, community agencies serve as PEI program partners, performing activities to meet the initiative’s goals. In 2011, the RAND Corporation was asked to design and implement an evaluation of the three initiatives.

    At CalMHSA’s request, the RAND evaluation team is providing...