Community input welcome on Mental Health Plan Oct. 30
The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division invites the public to review and provide comment on the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Plan. The draft plan is posted on El Dorado County’s MHSA Website at edcgov.us/mentalhealth/mhsa.aspx or a copy may be obtained by contacting Stephanie Carlson at 530-621-6315.
The draft plan provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years: FY 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16. MHSA components in the plan include: prevention and early intervention; community services and supports; workforce education and training; and capital facilities and technology needs.
A public hearing, hosted by the El Dorado County Mental Health Commission, will be held on Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. to receive input on the plan. The hearing will be conducted at two locations:
• El Dorado County, Health and Human Services Agency, EMS Conference Room, 415 Placerville Drive, Suite K, Placerville
• El Dorado County, Health and Human Services Agency, 1360 Johnson Boulevard, #103, South Lake Tahoe (via videoconference).
Public comment may also be submitted through Oct. 30 at 5 p.m. via e-mail to MHSA@edcgov.us or via postal mail to Health and Human Services Agency, Mental Health Division, MHSA Project Team, 3057 Briw Road, Placerville, CA 95667.
The Health and Human Services Agency will document and consider all substantive feedback before submitting the final Fiscal Year 2013-14 Plan to the Board of Supervisors for approval.