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The 2020-2023 planning process is happening now!



New forum announced!

Please join us at
10:00AM on Dec.17th, 2019
West Fresno Family Resource Center
1802 E California Ave.,
Fresno, CA 93706.

Lunch will be provided.


Additional Forums Announced

Mark your calendars for four virtual forums taking place in the coming weeks. More information to come.

  • Skype (open to county staff and CBO staff). Either the 20th in the morning (11-1pm) or 23rd 12pm-2pm.
  • YouTube Live- December 19th 5pm-7pm.
  • Facebook (Live). 20th in morning 11am-1pm or 23rd 12pm-2pm.
  • Facebook (Spanish) 17th  5pm-7pm.



Join us at one of our twenty community forums to discuss the MHSA 3 Year Plan.  Share your experience with the mental health system to help shape the future of mental health services in Fresno County. Hmong & Spanish Interpreters will be available at all forums. Please contact us at for additional accommodations. Refreshments will be served.


In November 2019, the Department of Behavioral Health conducted 7 forums and collected 157 surveys (in person and online) from the community.

The majority of respondents have identified education and information, parent and family support, and housing resources as priority areas for the Department of Behavioral Health.

You can lend your voice to the community planning process by joining us for a December forum or taking a survey below! 


If you would like to participate but cannot attend a forum, click the links below to take our surveys 



Demographics(All Ages)

Community Needs(16-25)

Community Needs(25+)



Necesidades de la Comunidad
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Necesidades de la Comunidad (25+)

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November Forums

Community Forum Nov 2019



December Forums

Community Forum Dec 2019

MHSA Components




Community Support Services (CSS)

  • Provide mental health services
  • Outreach and engagement
  • Encourage wellness and resiliency


    Prevention & Early Intervention

    • Support education and prevention
    • Provide early therapeutic services
    • Evidence-based and effective



    • Create learning opportunities
    • Test new practices
    • Change existing approaches

    Workforce Education Training

    • Educate and train new providers
    • Develop staff skills
    • Create community career pathways

      Capital Facilities & Technology Needs

    • Keep the system up-to-date
    • Purchase buildings for services
    • Update technology





    Link to the 2018-19 MHSA Plan Annual Update and PEI Annual Report FINAL


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