Mental Health California Timeline (1850s to present)


LACDMH adopted “Partnering with clients, families and communities to create hope, wellness and recovery” as its new vision.

New mission statement:  "The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health enriches lives through partnerships designed to strengthen the community’s capacity to support recovery and resiliency for clients and their families” as its new mission statement.
Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital closed by County leaving only a multi-service ambulatory care center.