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Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) recommends everyone take steps to stay safe and healthy in the hot weather forecast for inland communities today through the weekend. Follow this link for air-conditioned county buildings open to the public Wednesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 211 or check your city's web page for information about other places to stay cool near you. Visit cchealth.org/heat for health information about hot weather.


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Public Comment Sought for Draft MHSA Workforce Education and Training Plan

UPDATE: The date and time for this public hearing has been changed to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 22, 2008.

December 11, 2008



Archived. This is an older press release from 2008 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2021 items.



What:

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is currently seeking public comment on its draft Workforce Education and Training (WE&T) plan, which is funded by Prop. 63 (also known as the Mental Health Services Act - MHSA). The goal of WE&T is to create a high standard for people who work in of are involved with the mental health field.

Who:

The draft plan and the public comment form are available on the Mental Health Division´s MHSA website (cchealth.org/services/mental_health/prop63/). Copies of the draft plan also are available at the CCHS Mental Health Administration offices, 1340 Arnold Drive Suite 200, Martinez. The public also may request a copy of the plan be sent via mail by calling 925-957-5150.

When:

Public comments must be received by Monday, January 12, 2009

Where:

Comment should be made in writing and forms can be hand delivered or mailed to 1340 Arnold Drive Suite 200, Martinez, CA 94553. The public can also send comments via email to MHSA@hsd.cccounty.us or via fax to 925-957-5156. Comments may also be made at the Mental Health Commission´s public hearing at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 22, 2008 in the Concord Police Department´s Community Room, 1350 Galindo Street, Concord.

Why:

WE&T is one of the MHSA components in which Contra Costa Mental Health is conducting an extensive community planning process to create an integrated mental health services system. California voters in November 2004 passed the MHSA, levying an additional 1% tax on individuals with taxable annual income of more than $1 million.


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Press Contact
  • Sherry Bradley
  • 925-957-5150