Mental Health California Timeline (1850s to present)


LACDMH marked 40th anniversary with the book, “The Story of Public Mental Health Services in Los Angeles County.”

The Little Hoover Commission published “Being There: Making a Commitment to Mental Health.”

LACDMH published Comprehensive Community Care strategic plan focused on wellness, remission and recovery.  “We make our community better by providing world class mental health care.” 

California legislature enacted AB 2034.

LACDMH established the Older Adults Bureau for separate planning and services.