New Google-Backed Plan To Spend California’s Mental Health Dollars Is Raising Eyebrows


Depending on who you ask, innovation is either an exciting word — or a suspicious one. So goes the debate over whether California counties should spend mental health dollars on new technology.

Behavioral health departments all over the state are looking for ways to reach people with untreated mental illness. Many say tech could be the answer, but others are skeptical.

California’s Mental Health Services Act, also known as Proposition 63, distributes roughly $1.8 billion in funding to counties for a variety of programs, including community services, prevention, facilities, workforce education and innovation.

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