Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Grant Cycle IV Fiscal Years 2017/18 – 2019/20: The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) received Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds for Fiscal Years 2017/18 – 2019/20. Funding allows regional centers to develop and oversee innovative projects that focus on prevention, early intervention, and treatment for children, families, and adult consumers with a mental health disorder. Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC) in collaboration with Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) was awarded a grant to provide the following three-year “Bridging the Gap: Co-occurring Disorders and Developmental Disability conference series:
Conference 2018: Establishing the Link: Assessment and Effective Therapeutic Intervention for Children and Adults
Conference 2019: (TBD) Overcoming Barriers: Medication Intervention, Crisis Response, and Psychiatric In-Patient Treatment
Conference 2020: (TBD) New Beginnings: Establishing Inter-Organizational Partnerships
Funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) in partnership with California Department of Developmental Services and Mental Health. This grant funded initiative is implemented locally by the Valley Mountain Regional Center and the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services.