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MHSA Funding Available - Submit Your Innovative Ideas!


Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds Innovative Projects to develop new best practices in behavioral health, ideas must:

  1. Introduce a new practice or approach

  2. Make a change to an existing practice, including application to a different population

  3. Apply a promising community-driven practice or approach that has been successful in nonbehavioral health contexts or settings

  4. NOT have been demonstrated effective (in the literature, research, etc.).

Ideas should address the following prioritized needs:

  • Engagement and integration of older adults

  • Culturally relevant outreach and service delivery

  • Integration of peer/family supports

  • Integration of co-occurring practices

  • Engagement services for transition-age youth

  • Broader housing options across the continuum of care.

For more information visit, smchealth.org/mhsa. For your idea to be considered, you must complete an Innovation Project Form and submit it to mhsa@smcgov.org by 3/15/19

Download INN Project Ideas Form