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Mental Health Services Act

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.  The MHSA funds several local program components. Please visit the County's Network of Care website below for the latest information, reports and updates on planning and implementation of MHSA services.

Mental Health Services Act Comment/Question Line:

Phone: (619) 584-5063

Toll-Free: (888) 977-6763


San Diego County is holding a 30-day public review and comment period for the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-14 Annual Update. This review period begins October 4, 2013 and ends November 1, 2013. A public hearing will be held at the Mental Health Board on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 4:00 PM. Please review the MHSA Annual Update and send your comments, suggestions, and/or questions to or telephone toll-free at (888) 977-6763. 


The It's Up to Us Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination Reduction media campaign is designed to empower San Diegans to talk openly about mental illness, recognize symptoms, seek help and support those who may be experiencing mental health challenges. The goal of the campaign is to initiate change in perception, inspire wellness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health challenges. The campaign will run until June 2014 and is funded by the Mental Health Services Act.

The campaign will place ads on television, cable, radio, outdoor, cinema, print and digital media. A website has also been created for the campaign <>.

Recovery is possible and help is available. It's Up to Us.