Mental Health Services Act

What is the Mental Health Service Act? 


On November 2nd, 2004, California voters approved Proposition 63, known as the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). This ballot initiative provided funds to transform the way public mental health services are provided. 

Please view the Mental Health Services Act.


Mental Health Services Act Information Notice - July 15, 2020


Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency the Mental Health Services Act 2020-2023 Three Year Plan and Annual Update submission date is now July 1, 2021 granted by AB81. Sierra County Behavioral Health has submitted the proper documentation to receive this extension. One Community Planning survey has been completed. Another survey involving community members and community-based organizations collaborating with Sierra County Behavioral Health will be taking place during July and August. It is hoped we will be able to hold a few small community gatherings to complete our planning process in late August.

For more information or if you have questions, please feel free to call Laurie Marsh at 530-993-6745 or email lmarsh@sierracounty.ca.gov

​Sierra County Mental Health Services Act Plans:

The current Fiscal Year 19/20 MHSA Annual Update has been approved by the Sierra County Board of Supervisors.  Should you have any questions regarding the plan or have Issue Resolution questions feel free to contact Laurie Marsh  at 530-993-6745 or Email 
View the Annual Update here.

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View the 2017-2020 Mental Health Services Act Program and Expenditure Plan 
View the 2018/2019 Mental Health Services Act Program and Expenditure Plan

View the 2018-2019 Revenue and Expenditures Document
View the 2017-2018 Revenue and Expenditures Document
View the 2016-2017 Revenue and Expenditures Document
View the 2015-2016 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2014-2015 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2013-2014 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2011-2012 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2010-2011 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2007-2008 Revenue and Expenditure Document
View the 2006-2007 Revenue and Expenditure Document
 
   
Please feel free to contact Laurie Marsh for more information, comments or questions.  Phone:  530-993-6745 Email

Public Input & Feedback


Input is encouraged and welcomed from community members and persons who receive services through the Behavioral Health Department. All input, suggestions, concerns, and questions presented will lead to a draft annual update.

The Mental Health Service Act Coordinator encourages people to contact her directly with any questions, comments, and/or suggestions regarding the Mental Health Services Act.

Mental Health Services Act Issue Resolution Process


Sierra County's Behavioral Health Department's Mental Health Services Act has a system for community members and stakeholders to resolve concern or grievances regarding the activities of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).

Mental Health Services Act Issue Resolution Process