Mental Health Services Act

Legal Rights of Teens in Out of Home Care (2014)

This booklet, based on California law, covers some of the concerns of a youth in out-of-home care, including types of placements, guardianship, independent living, role of the courts, visitation, conf... MORE

Letter to CDMH re Comments on Proposed PEI Draft Guidelines

These comments are directed at one small, but important area - the language with respect to children at risk of or in juvenile justice. There are several places in the proposed guidelines where a few... MORE

Youth of Color and MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention

Article about why it is critical that the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Guidelines be written flexibly enough to permit the use of funds for youth who may be past the front door of juvenile ... MORE

Letter to CDMH and MHSOAC re MHSA

Letter requesting that the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission broaden the recommended language with respect to juvenile justice youth in the forthcoming Prevention and Earl... MORE