This week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced it is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) to support the state’s Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative—a key measure in California’s Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health—through public awareness campaigns. Prevention and early intervention can assist with reducing the risk of youth and children developing … Read more

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently-released Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health encompasses various efforts to help combat rising rates of mental illness and suicide, and low rates of mental health care service utilization among children in the state.     The new plan incorporates the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative—implemented in 2021—along with additional investments … Read more