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Welcome to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

Our Role

The role of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) is to oversee the implementation of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). The MHSOAC is also responsible for developing strategies to overcome stigma. At any time, the MHSOAC may advise the Governor or the Legislature on mental health policy.

Our Mission

Provide vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. Hold public mental health systems accountable. Provide oversight for eliminating disparities; promote wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensure positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.

Second Round of SB 82 Triage Grants 2018 Here
(Updated 3/20/2018)


NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD FUNDS: Investment in Mental Health Wellness Act (Adult/TAY) Triage Grants

Just Released: Project Report

TOGETHER WE CAN: Reducing Criminal Justice Involvement for People with Mental Illness

News Release



Mental Health in the News Monthly Newsletter

The latest news in mental health, plus information from the MHSOAC including upcoming events and job openings.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:17
Jan 09, 2018
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:05
Nov 14, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 09:26
Oct 19, 2017