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.

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.

For Public Review: MHSA Innovation Reversion Plan, Posted June 30, 2018 – July 31, 2018

Chartered in 2017, AB 114 requires counties to prepare and publically post a plan for Mental Health Services Act funding from Fiscal Years 2005-06 through 2014-15 that is subject to reversion to the state. The Department of Health Care Services has determined that $7,223,768 of Innovation funds and $8,782,281of Capital Facilities and Technological Needs funds were subject to reversion as of July 1, 2017. The following is a plan that describes how these funds have been allocated for projects by the County of San Diego to be spent by June 30, 2020, meeting the regulatory requirements of AB 114 and providing the best possible behavioral health services for San Diego County. To provide comment on either Reversion Plan, linked below, please reply to either 619-584-5063 (Toll Free: 888-977-6763) or email