Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

Proposition 63 was passed by voters in November 2004 and became a state law called the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). Effective January 1, 2005, the MHSA provides State funding to counties for expanded and innovative mental health programs. Click the links on the left for detailed information about each of the MHSA program components. To view the most recent MHSA Annual Update, click on the link below.

The Board of Supervisors approved the MHSA Fiscal Year 2016-17 Annual Update on July 19, 2016. Now it will move forward to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission by August 19, 2016

Live Well San Diego

MHSA programs support the County's vision of Live Well San Diego by providing the community services to assist with mental and behavioral health needs, education about the importance of mental health, and how to access necessary resources, so that all San Diego residents may lead healthy and productive lives.