Weekly Wrap-Up
February 19, 2021
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Special Event


Announcements


Mental Health Services Act Transparency Suite
 
The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has developed a suite of transparency applications that will allow the public to easily access information about mental health services finances, programs and outcomes. The transparency suite will include an overview page and three web applications the public can access on the Commission's website to become more informed about mental health.
 

As Need for Mental Health Care Surges, A Funding 
Program Remains Underused
 
The need for mental health services has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing pressure on California's already beset mental health care system.
 
Yet one source of funding that could potentially help counties meet the demand for mental health care remains underused more than a year after the California Health Report first drew attention to the issue.
 


California's Coa Bets On Emotional Fitness: Welcome To The World's First Mental Health Gym
 
California-based company Coa is betting that you will soon want to join a gym for your mental health, a safe place and space for you to partake in online emotional fitness classes and to help cope with the increasing loneliness epidemic that the global pandemic has brought on for millions of people, not to mention all the social and political anxiety we all deal with on a daily basis.


Study Participation







Your Mental Health Experience with COVID-19

Were you impacted by the coronavirus? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression about the coronavirus or social distancing?  Help researchers learn more about the impact of the coronavirus by filling out online questionnaires. This research study is designed to learn more about how individuals have been impacted by recent events related to the coronavirus. Participation involves taking an initial 20-30 minute survey, followed by daily, brief 10-15-minute surveys.

Take Survey

Virtual Events


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Peer Support Specialist Listening Session #2

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