Mental Health Services Act Invites Community to Review Project, Plan for the Future

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You can have a voice in the future of Shasta County mental health services and enjoy a free meal at the same time. Two upcoming community meetings will give the public a chance to share their thoughts about what’s working, what needs improvement and what is still missing from Shasta County’s mental health services. The meetings will be held:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020: 1-2:30 p.m.
    Redding Library Community Room, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding

  • Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020: 6-7:30 p.m.
    Redding Library Community Room, 1100 Parkview Ave., Redding

During these meetings, participants can learn more about local programs funded by the Mental Health Services Act. They can also give input into where efforts should be focused in the future. Those who can’t attend a meeting can share their thoughts in an online survey, which can be found at (click on “Take our survey”).

Feedback from the meetings and online survey will be included in the Mental Health Services Act’s next three-year program and expenditure plan, which covers fiscal year 2020/2021 through fiscal year 2022/2023.

The Mental Health Services Act is a 1% tax on California millionaires which has been funding many mental health programs and services in Shasta County since 2004.  These funds are used to provide services for children, youth, adults, older adults and families. All services and programs are designed to help prevent or lessen the effect of mental illness on individuals and families.

Come be part of the process! For more information, visit

-from press release
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