Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

Proposition 63 was passed by voters in November 2004 and became a state law called the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Effective January 1, 2005, the MHSA provides State funding to counties for expanded and innovative mental health programs. Click the links on the left for detailed information about each of the MHSA program components. To view the most recent MHSA Annual Update, click on the link below.

Behavioral Health Services Community Engagement Forums

Behavioral Health Services (BHS) will be conducting our annual Community Program Planning process for our Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drug Services. BHS will be hosting 12 Community Engagement Forums between August and October. The forums will feature interactive activities that will allow community members to share their opinions regarding a variety of behavioral health programs and services.

If you would like to share your input regarding Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drug Services, please visit BHSforums.eventbrite.com and register to attend a forum near you. With pre-registration, participants can enjoy a complementary meal and/or childcare services at select forums.

Listed below are the dates and locations of the forums, and a flyer for distribution is also attached. We look forward to seeing you!

AUGUST
Day Date Time Region Location
Monday Aug. 29 1 p.m. North Inland Park Ave. Community Center
210 Park Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Tuesday Aug. 30 9 a.m. Central Scottish Rite Center
1895 Camino del Rio So., San Diego, CA 92108
Wednesday Aug. 31 1 p.m. South Clarion Hotel National City
700 National City Blvd., National City, CA 91950
SEPTEMBER
Day Date Time Region Location
Thursday Sep. 1 9 a.m. North Coastal QLN Conference Center
1938 Avenida del Oro, Oceanside, CA 92056
Monday Sep. 12 9 a.m. North Central Marina Village
1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109
Wednesday Sep. 14 6 p.m. North Central County Office of Education
6401 Linda Vista Rd., San Diego, CA 92111
Tuesday Sep. 20 2 p.m. East Alpine Community Center
1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901
Wednesday Sep. 21 6 p.m. South Clarion Hotel National City
700 National City Blvd., National City, CA 91950
Monday Sep. 26 6 p.m. North Inland North Inland Live Well Center
649 W. Mission Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Wednesday Sep. 28 6 p.m. Central Scottish Rite Center
1895 Camino del Rio So., San Diego, CA 92108
Thursday Sep. 29 6 p.m. North Coastal QLN Conference Center
1938 Avenida del Oro, Oceanside, CA 92056
OCTOBER
Day Date Time Region Location
Tuesday Oct. 4 6 p.m. East La Mesa Community Center
4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942

The Board of Supervisors approved the MHSA Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Update on July 19, 2016. Now it will move forward to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission by August 19, 2016

Live Well San Diego

MHSA programs support the County's vision of Live Well San Diego by providing the community services to assist with mental and behavioral health needs, education about the importance of mental health, and how to access necessary resources, so that all San Diego residents may lead healthy and productive lives.