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Major Revamp Ahead for California’s Mental Health System Following Passage of Proposition 1

What’s happening: The ballot measure will restructure the state’s mental health system, directing billions of dollars to build mental health treatment facilities and housing for homeless individuals.   

What else to know:  CHA strongly supported the measure which voters approved by a razor slim margin, 50.2% to 49.8%. The final vote count came on March 20. The proposition was a top priority for Governor Gavin Newsom as part of his effort to reduce homelessness in California.