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Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)


Mental Health Services Act Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health (SYBH) is pleased to acknowledge the passage of Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). The MHSA is funded by a tax on high income individuals and is designed to transform California’s county mental health service systems. Thank you to all who supported this important, ground-breaking legislation.

Five components comprise the Mental Health Services Act. Click on the links below to view the original MHSA components plans and other archived MHSA information.



In accordance with MHSA regulations, County Mental Health Departments are required to submit a program and expenditure plan and update it on an annual basis, based on funding estimates provided by the State and in accordance with established planning requirements and stakeholder engagement.

Archived MHSA Annual Updates and community planning process documents are available for viewing in the MHSA Archive.

Notice of Public Hearings


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Section 5847(a) through (d) of the Welfare and Institutions Code and other applicable laws, the Behavioral Health Advisory Board of Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health will hold a public hearing to receive comments regarding the Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Three Year Plan and Annual Update 2021 - 2024. The public hearing will be conducted via conference call:

Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
Call In Information:1-888-363-4735 and use access code 1871333

All comments are welcome.
SYBH wants to involve people with mental illness and family caregivers in the planning process. To find out more or to participate, please contact Peter Sullivan using the contact information at the bottom of this page.

To obtain a hard copy or send comments:

Send comments to:
Betsy Gowan, LMFT
1965 Live Oak Blvd.
c/o P.O. Box 1520
Yuba City,
CA 95992.

Requests for hard copies of this plan should be sent to the same P.O. Box address.

Hard copies will be available to view at the main libraries of Sutter and Yuba, and may be picked up at 1965 Live Oak Blvd at the Main Behavioral Health Building.

MHSA Annual Revenue and Expenditure Report


MHSA Issue Resolution Process


It is the policy of Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health to resolve concerns or grievances related to the MHSA community program planning process and concerns about consistency between program implementation and approved plans.

Contact Information

Deputy Branch Director:
Betsy Gowan
1965 Live Oak Blvd., Suite A
Yuba City, CA  95991
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7200