CBHDA EMBRACES GROWING TRENDS IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
The County Behavioral Health Directors Association of California, building from last year’s successful Behavioral Health Policy Forum, is working diligently to deliver yet another exciting conference. This year’s Forum, scheduled December 17th and 18th at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA, is already shaping up to be game-changing.
COUNTIES FIND NEW WAYS TO REACH OUT AND PARTNER WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
Three counties presented their plans to develop four distinct Innovation Projects at the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) meeting September 26rd, 2018. With the leadership and work of Kings, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara Counties, just over $20 million will be used to create programs and increase vital services for their communities.
GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN SIGNS LEGISLATION AIMED AT OPIOID CRISIS
The County Behavioral Health Directors Association and California Counties have reason to celebrate with Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of AB 2861, a bill that received bipartisan support in both the Senate and the Assembly. This revolutionary piece of legislation, authored by Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), and co-sponsored by CBHDA, makes great strides in improving and increasing access to life-saving treatment.