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Sacramento Bee: State needs to do better job of assessing impacts of Prop. 63

Posted by on Wednesday, March 11, 2015

More than 10 years after Californians voted for a special income tax on millionaires to pay for expanded mental health services, we still don’t know if the program is working the way its sponsors promised it would.

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Press release: Mental health investment shows promising results

Posted by on Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Steinberg Institute for Advancing Behavioral Health Policy & Leadership today released the first comprehensive, data-driven study of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), created by Proposition 63. The evaluation, performed in partnership with the California Behavioral Health Directors Association of California (CBHDA), draws from data reported by counties to state agencies.

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