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The California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies is dedicated to the proposition that the people of California deserve a rational, comprehensive, community based mental health system that is adequately funded to serve all of those in need of services. Read More...


CCCMHA Advocacy

May Revise: Surprising Lack of Increase in MHSA Revenues15-May-2015

On May 14th, Governor Brown released his May Revise to his proposed state budget for the 2015-16 fis..

Cannella Introduces Medi-Cal: Specialty Mental Health Services Bill02-Apr-2015

Requires the Department of Health Care Services to develop a single set of service documentation req..

Thurmond Introduces Pupil Health: Interventions Pilot Program Bill12-Mar-2015

AB 1025, as introduced, Thurmond. Pupil health: multitiered and integrated interventions pilot p..

Williams Introduces Bill to Expand Comprehensive Crisis Care Services for Youth25-Feb-2015

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Carpinteria) today introduced Assembly Bill 741, whi..

In many states behavioral health Medicaid carve outs are in jeopardy, but not in CA. Why is that so?11-Feb-2015

From the Desk of Rusty Selix It is difficult to go to a health policy forum and not hea..

Press Release: Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Now Possible Thanks to Proposition 63 Funding30-Jun-2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014 Contact: Rhys Williams (916) 651-4006 Golde..

CMHDA Summary of Governor's Budget16-Jan-2014

CMHDA Memorandum summarizing the Governor's 2014-2015 January Budget Proposal (http://www.cmhda.org/..

Steinberg Statement on Governor's Proposed 2014-15 State Budget10-Jan-2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2014 Contact: Mark Hedlund (916) 651-4006 ..

CCCMHA Governor's Budget Analysis09-Jan-2014

On January 9th Governor Brown released his proposed 2014-15 state budget (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?..

No more denials needed for ineligible Medicare HMO services- DMH Notice released!!!07-Jan-2014

As you know CCCMHA has been working with Leslie Preston from La Clinica, CMHDA and DHCS since J..

Response from CCCMHA on the Mental Health System14-Oct-2013

Click here to view Rusty's 09/26/13 letter to Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch, U.S. Senate Finan..

Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act of 2013 Grant Program27-Aug-2013

The Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act of 2013 establishes a new grant program to disburse fun..

Senator Steinberg's Press Conference and Mental Health Proposal07-May-2013

A Call for State Action: Invest in Mental Health Services for Community Wellness (/LiteratureRetriev..

CCCMHA Legislative Position Letters17-Apr-2013

Assembly Bills AB 40 (/_literature_172645/2013_AB40) AB..

Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Excellence in Mental Health Act19-Mar-2013

Legislation Recognizing Behavioral Health’s Central Role in Community Health & Safety:..


Highly anticipated is the 33rd annual CMHACY conference May 8-10, 2013. California Mental health Adv..

CA Senator Steinberg's National/State Proposal on Mental Health Services21-Dec-2012

CA Senate President pro Tem and Prop 63 author Darrell Steinberg calls on U.S. Vice President Jo..

Proposition 30 Fact Sheet01-Nov-2012

Proposition 30 versus Proposition 38 - Why Mental health Interests support Proposition 30 an..

CCCMHA Supports Prop 3009-Oct-2012

Dear Fellow Mental Health Advocates, Proposition 30 on the November Ballot is best known as..

Frequently Asked Questions about MHSA/Prop 63 Implementation28-Aug-2012


Questions and Answers Regarding Prop 63 Implementation24-Aug-2012


The Two Tier Myth24-Aug-2012

Since we don’t have the funds now to give this care to everyone how can we justify having ..



Website Under Construction

CCMHA's website is currently under construction for release in fall 2015. Only limited updates will be made in the meantime. If you are having trouble locating what you're looking for, contact Membership Services Manager Lori Hanley at (916) 557-1166 x 30 or lhanley@cccmha.org.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events June 10-12, 2015
CCCMHA Summer Policy Forum & Membership Meeting
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