California Mental Health Planning Council
The California Mental Health Planning Council (CMHPC) is a majority Consumer and Family member advisory body to state and local government, the Legislature, and residents of California on mental health services in California. The vision and mission of the CMHPC guides its evaluation of California's system of mental health care through targeted committee studies, community site visits, and General Session forums and presentations. The CMHPC informs the Administration and the Legislature on priority issues through publications and reports, provides feedback on mental health policy and regulations, and on legislative actions based on its Legislative platform (PDF). Please feel free to contact our office for more information.
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2016 CMHPC Quarterly Meeting Schedule
Please visit our Upcoming Meetings link down below for additional information and meeting materials.
Special Meeting of the Advocacy Committee, June 1, 2016 (PDF)
June 2016 Quarterly Meeting Packet Materials (PDF)
CALBHB/C June 2016 Meeting agenda (PDF)
REVISED Advocacy Committee Meeting Agenda (PDF)
REVISED April 2016 General Session Agenda (PDF) April 2016 Quarterly Meeting Packet Materials (PDF)
CMHPC annual report-outs for 2015 are now available!
CMHPC committees and staff have queried communities and stakeholders and hosted forums and presentations across the state on mental health priorities and concerns. Learn about:
Patients' Rights Committee Report (PDF
What CMHPC heard from counties at the Community Mental Health Forums in 2015 (PDF)
Statewide Needs Assessment and Planning Report (PDF)
2015 Data Notebook Report (PDF)
Hope for the Homeless (PDF)
The CMHPC has been working on a data notebook project with the county mental health boards statewide. The data notebook is a snapshot of current mental health indicators that is compared to statewide indicators. Check out Calaveras County's notebook! (PDF).
Upcoming Meetings - CMHPC schedule and quarterly meeting information through 2016.
Overview - The history, mission, and vision of the CMHPC.
|Become a member - We are always recruiting. Join the CMHPC and help us advocate for an effective and accessible mental health system across the life span for all Californians.
||Roles and Responsibilities - The state and federal mandates that authorize CMHPC and define our purpose.|
We are Listening - Checking in with counties on the vitality of mental health services in their communities.
|Council Membership - The current composition of the Planning Council membership and membership information. |
||CMHPC Committees and Workgroups - Areas of focus within the Planning Council.|
|News to Us! - Information on current trends and policy impacting mental health services shared by our Council Members.