Comments Encouraged on County’s Mental Health Services Act

Press release provided by the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services:

humboldt county department of health and human servicesStarting May 8, community residents are invited to review and comment on the county’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) three-year plan.

The plan outlines the MHSA programs and expenditures through fiscal year 2016/17. The comment period will be open for 30 days.

The MHSA provides funding to counties to develop and expand innovative and integrated mental health services for children, youth, adults and older adults. The MHSA is funded by Proposition 63, which imposes a 1 percent tax on personal income in excess of $1 million. 

Once the open comment period has ended, there will be a public hearing before the plan is sent to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors for adoption.

The plan can be reviewed online at

Comments can be submitted via email at They can also be sent to DHHS Mental. They can also be sent to DHHS Mental Health, attn: Jaclyn Culleton at 720 Wood St., Eureka, Ca. 95501. Recorded comments can be made by calling 707-441-3770, or toll free 866-320-8911. A printed copy of the three-year plan may also be requested by phone or email.


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