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MHSOAC Transformational Change Report

The recently released MHSOAC Transformational Change Report is a snapshot of the work done from January through June, 2022 to provide insights and highlights of MHSOAC’s impact through their initiatives, committees, and community engagement. Key accomplishments include:

  • Sponsorship of the Ken Burns documentary Hiding In Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness to support the demystification and destigmatization of mental health through storytelling.
  • The Commission evaluated the six Innovation Incubator projects resulting in extremely positive feedback from county officials, particularly on the technical assistance that was tailored to their precise needs.
  • The Commission’s research on California Department of Public Health statistics successfully linked death record data to demographic and service characteristics of public mental health consumers who died by suicide.