Evaluating the California Mental Health Services Authority's Student Mental Health Initiative

Evaluating the California Mental Health Services Authority's Student Mental Health Initiative: Year 1 Findings

Bradley D. Stein
Michelle W. Woodbridge
Lisa Sontag-Padilla
Karen Chan Osilla
Courtney Ann Kase
Asha Goldweber
Lisa H. Jaycox
Elizabeth D’Amico
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 14
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt5vjx2t
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    Evaluating the California Mental Health Services Authority's Student Mental Health Initiative
    Book Description:

    California’s Mental Health Services Act of 2004 mandates the state and counties to develop mental health prevention and early intervention services and education. This document summarizes first-year findings from an ongoing evaluation of one element of that program, an initiative to improve student mental health.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8527-6
    Subjects: Psychology, Education, History

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  1. Evaluating the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Student Mental Health Initiative Year 1 Findings
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    Bradley D. Stein, Michelle W. Woodbridge, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Karen Chan Osilla, Courtney Ann Kase, Asha Goldweber, Lisa H. Jaycox and Elizabeth D’Amico

    When California voters passed Proposition 63—the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)—in 2004, the state and counties were mandated to improve prevention and early intervention (PEI) services and education for Californians who experience mental illness. In turn, 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 PEI Implementation Program, based on extensive recommendations from a large number of stakeholders statewide. The program aims to reduce adverse outcomes for Californians who experience mental illness through three strategic initiatives by developing statewide capacities and...