County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California

Representing the public behavioral health systems for California counties



Each year, the CBHDA Governing Board – acting on preliminary recommendations from the CBHDA Legislative Committee – identifies major public policy issues that the Association should be focusing on, and develops a platform that will guide the association’s advocacy efforts in the coming year. The following links will provide you with information about CBHDA’s legislative and public policy priorities.

2018 Sponsored Bills

Legislative Bill Tracking

CBHDA tracks and monitors legislative activity through a web interface that allows us to receive up-to-date information on state legislation. Our legislative bill matrix is linked to this service, which will allow you to view the most recent activity on those bills we are tracking.

CBHDA Legislative Score Card

Other Resources

For More Information

  • Thomas Renfree – Interim Executive Director
    Contact for current legislation, state budget issues, and association matters. 
  • Mary Adèr, MPP, MPH – Deputy Director, Legislative Affairs