Mental Health Services Act Information

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Notice of Public Comment Period

  • April 18, 2018 through May 16, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing

  • May 16, 2018 - Mental Health Services Act Community Planning Process - 2017

The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) services began in 2005, after it became law in 2004. These service are paid by a 1% tax on all people and businesses making more than a million dollars a year. MHSA requires California counties to have yearly community planning meetings to gather information

The information presented at the planning meetings will include services paid by MHSA, other mental health services and substance use services (SUD).

The Madera County Behavioral Health Services Department (BHS) is looking for interested individuals and groups who would like to give their opinions and recommendations for the planning of next fiscal year’s (FY 2017-18) services. BHS will have five meetings in the month of March to inform the community about mental health and substance use services. The purpose of the meetings is to get information from the community about their service preferences. These meeting will be at the following county libraries:

  • April 5th Madera Library 1:30pm - 3p
  • April 10 Chowchilla Library 1pm - 3pm
  • April 12th Madera Ranchos Library 1pm - 3pm
  • April 13th North Fork Library 1pm - 3pm
  • April 19th Oakhurst Library 1pm - 3pm

Individuals and agencies can use the contact information below to schedule a presentation in the month of April 2018. BHS invites and welcomes you to share your opinions or ask questions by completing the MHSA & SUD Stakeholder Survey 2018 using the following link .

If you cannot complete the survey, please share you opinion and ideas by sending an email, mailing or calling before 5:00 pm, May 16, 2018, to:

David Weikel, Psy.D
Madera County Behavioral Health Services
PO Box 1288
Madera, CA 93639
(559) 673-3508

A Public Meeting to plan for FY 2018-19 MHSA/Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder services will be held on April 18, 2018 at 11:30 am at the Oakhurst Counseling Center, 49774 Road 426, Ste. D, Oakhurst, CA

Related Documents

              Mental Health Services Act Annual Plan Update 2017-18- Draft for Posting... AMENDED

  FY 17-18 Madera MHSA ARER

 FY16-17 Madera MHSA ARER



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