News & Publications
For a full listing of where the community mental health functions have been placed, see the “Reorganization of Department of Mental Health Functions“ chart on the California's Department of Mental Health Transition to the New Department of State Hospitals page.
Get the latest information and publications from the California Department of Mental Health (DMH). For media inquiries, please contact the Office of External Affairs at (916) 654-2309.
Press Releases: Current and past press releases issued by DMH.
Forms: Some of the most frequently requested DMH forms.
Reports and Data: DMH reports and data, including county mental health programs, Medi-Cal trends, prevalence of severe mental illness, involuntary detentions, and State Hospitals.
Letters and Notices: DMH Letters and Information Notices to all California counties providing mental health services, which inform counties of new or changed policies and/or procedures.
Mental Health Brochures: A variety of free informational brochures about mental health issues available for order.
Public Records Requests: Procedures for requesting public records.