How Mental Health Services Act Funds Could be Used to Alleviate California’s Growing Shortage of Psychiatrists
- For information on supply, demand, and distribution of providers and training programs, see: Coffman, et al. California’s Current and Future Behavioral Health Workforce. February 2018.
- For information on related Mental Health Services Act funding, see: 2020-2025 Mental Health Services Act Workforce Education and Training Five-Year Plan.
- For information on counties sanctioned by the Department of Health Care Services, see: “California May Withhold Millions of Dollars From Counties For Being Short On Mental Health Providers” by Sammy Caiola, Capital Public Radio.
- For a summary of related 2019-2020 California Budget investments, see: Coffman, et al. Leveraging the State Budget to Implement California Future Health Workforce Commission Recommendations. October 2019.