Mental Health California Timeline (1850s to present)

1993

California Institute for Mental Health (CIMH) founded by local county mental health directors. 

The California Mental Health Planning Council (CMHPC) established through legislation as the new advisory board structure. 

LACDMH contract with Los Angeles Unified School District to provide school-based mental health services, the first such contract in the US.

LACDMH launched Children’s System of Care (CSOC).