At Third Sector, our mission is to transform our government agencies’ ability to serve everyone in our communities, no matter their race, background, or circumstance. And one of the most exciting and challenging things about this work is how trying to solve one set of problems reveals some other challenges we might not have understood in the same way. This is particularly true in the work we’ve been doing over the last five years in California to transform how nine counties in the state are serving and supporting tens of
In less than six months, a new mental health crisis and suicide prevention number, 988, will go live nationwide. This new tool could provide people in crisis with a number to access trained counselors who can help immediately. But right now, most states are not as prepared as they should be. Unless states act now, [...]
As the mental health crisis continues to grow across the country, a group of eight California counties are taking an innovative approach to transforming critical mental health services. Over the past two years, counties have partnered to design ways to serve people more effectively and equitably as part of the Multi-County Full Service Partnership (FSP) [...]
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Leading Effort for New Outcomes-Focused Mental Health Contracts Serving More Than 15,000 Residents with Serious Mental Illness
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE $300 Million in Full Service Partnership Contracts Represent the Largest Transformation of Mental Health Service Contracts in the Nation October 21, 2021 LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) is leading the way in new outcomes-focused Full Service Partnership (FSP) program contracts designed to advance a [...]
Strengthening California’s Approach to Wellness through InnovationState’s Mental Health Commission releases progress report on multi-county collaborative to unify a more data-driven, outcomes approach.
The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has released a progress report on California’s Multi-County Full Service Partnership Innovation Project designed to improve delivery of services to people with the most severe and often co-occurring mental health needs. Funded by the Mental Health Services Act, full service partnership (FSP) programs are designed to apply [...]
2020 has been a challenging year and also one we are proud of at Third Sector. Learn more about our reflections and updates to our racial equity commitments in our end of year letter to our community.