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 Policy Platform. Please feel free to contact our office for more information.
The California Mental Health Planning Council will host a public community dialogue on the behavioral health needs within the older adult and aging population.
When: Friday, June 16, 2017
Where: Irvine, California.
The Health Care Integration Committee has issued a policy brief on Mild-to-Moderate Mental Health Conditions. This brief is an introductory piece to the issue brief published by the California Health Care Foundation entitled "The Circle Expands: Understanding Medi-Cal Coverage of Mild-to-Moderate Mental Health Conditions."
The Health Care Integration Committee has issued a year-end summary on Alternatives to Psychiatric Medication.
June 2017 Quarterly Meeting
June 14-16, 2017
Atrium Hotel - Irvine, California
Please visit our Upcoming Meetings page for additional information and meeting materials.
2017 CMHPC Quarterly Meetings
October 18-20, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Sacramento International Airport
CMHPC committees and staff have conducted research, queried communities and stakeholders, and hosted forums and presentations across the state on mental health priorities and concerns. Learn about:
The CMHPC is currently working on the 2017 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. It is anticipated that the 2017 Data Notebook will be released in August 2017.
News to Us! - Information on trends and policies impacting mental health services shared by our Council Members.
|Upcoming Meetings - CMHPC schedule and quarterly meeting information through 2017. |
|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.|