Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority's Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives

Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority's Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives: Executive Summary and Commentary

M. Audrey Burnam
Sandra H. Berry
Jennifer L. Cerully
Nicole K. Eberhart
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 21
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt5vjx58
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    Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority's Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives
    Book Description:

    Provides a summary and commentary on a more detailed RAND interim evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority statewide prevention and early intervention program.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8525-2
    Subjects: Psychology, History, Health Sciences, Sociology

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  1. Evaluation of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives Executive Summary and Commentary
    (pp. 1-20)

    In 2004, California voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), which includes a mandate that the state provide prevention and early intervention (PEI) services and education for people who experience mental illness in the state of California. The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), a coalition of California counties formed to provide economic and administrative support to mental health service delivery, formed the Statewide PEI Implementation Program based on extensive recommendations from a large number of stakeholders statewide. The CalMHSA Statewide PEI program is composed of three strategic initiatives focusing on: (1) reduction of stigma and discrimination...