(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division invites the public to provide input on the annual update to its Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. The Update covers fiscal years 2023/24 to 25/26.
California voters passed MHSA (Proposition 63) in November 2004, which places a 1% tax on personal incomes over $1,000,000. Counties receive funds through the State, and are to be used to ensure the County's mental health system is consumer-friendly, recovery-oriented, and accessible to all who need it.
"Community members can provide input by attending an upcoming community meeting or submitting an online survey or an email," said Nicole Ebrahimi-Nuyken, El Dorado County Behavioral Health Director. "The meetings will be held by Zoom through one of the links below or by calling (669) 900-6833 and entering the webinar ID and passcode."
Community meetings are scheduled as follows:
For copies of the current and prior year MHSA Plans, please visit: https://www.edcgov.us/government/mentalhealth/mhsa/pages/mhsa_plans.aspx.
To provide input on the FY 24/25 MHSA Annual Update via an online survey, go to:
Additional input can be submitted via email to MHSA@edcgov.us or via U.S. Mail to 768 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 201, Diamond Springs, CA 95619. For more information regarding the MHSA or Community Program Planning Process, please contact Meredith Zanardi at (530) 621-6340.
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