In my county office I often get mailed reports and studies. Most of them are of no value at all and quickly go in the recycle bin.
In November I got a report sent to me from Eli Lilly titled Navigating the Currents: A Guide to California’s Public Mental Health System. I read it a few weeks later. It is easily the best report that has come across my desk this year. Eli Lilly worked with the California Association of Local Mental Health Boards and Commissions to produce the report.
In 106 easy to read pages it covers the historical background of the issue in our state, describes the California system, the local/county system, and takes a look at some of the issues that must be addressed in the coming years.
If you are interested in county government or state government and want to know more about the mental health system this is the document you want to get. Andrew Bradley and Perry Communications Group at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kit Wall at email@example.com are the contacts to get your copy.
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