County of Marin Health and Human Services

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Order for Marin County

To contact us for essential services, please use the following resource numbers:

Dial 711 for CA Relay Service

  • Public Health: 415-473-7191 | COVID-19 Website | COVID-19 E-mail
    • Note: this number is for non-medical questions about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm. 

  • Adult Protective Services: 415-473-2774
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: 415-473-7446 
  • Child Protective Services: 415-473-7153
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1-877-410-8817
  • General Relief: 415-473-3450
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1-888-818-1115
  • Information and Assistance - for older adults, persons with disabilities, and family caregivers: 415-457-INFO (415-457-4636)

Starting March 17, 2020, most County of Marin Health and Human Services offices and public spaces are closed.
Please call ahead if you have an appointment or are required to be assisted in-person.

Behavioral Health Community Planning Meetings

Provide your input for the Mental Health Services Act 3-Year Plan, and the Substance Use Services 5-Year Plan.

In addition, below are links to the coordinated community surveys that were developed in conjunction with the Community Development Agency to inform their 5-year plan in addition to the MHSA and Substance Use Plans:
English | Spanish | Vietnamese

Review Notes from Prior Meetings:
West Marin, June 18
Novato, July 22, 2019
San Rafael, August 1, 2019
Marin City, August 5, 2019
Kentfield, August 14, 2019
Spanish Language Planning Meeting, September 26, 2019
Family Member Focused Planning Meeting, October 9, 2019
Older Adult Focused Planning Meeting, October 24, 2019
Peer and Consumer-Focused MHSA Planning Meeting, November 4, 2019

Public Comment – Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Component of the Three-Year MHSA Program and Expenditure Plan (FY2020-21 through 2022-23)

The public comment period for the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Component of the Three-Year MHSA Program and Expenditure Plan (FY2020-21 through 2022-23) is open from Monday, February 10, 2020, through Tuesday, March 10, 2020. A Public Hearing for the will take place at the Mental Health Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm at 20 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903 in the Point Reyes Conference Room.  All are welcome!

Seeking Public Comment – MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention

California voters passed the Mental Health Services Act (formerly Proposition 63) in November 2004. Since that time Marin County Community Mental Health Services has been involved in planning and implementing a number of mental health service strategies.

MHSA Issue Resolution Process (IRP)

Mental Health First Aid Training Request
Mental Health Services Act 101 - Rules and Regulations

Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).  As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.