Published Date: January 25, 2018

​This fact sheet summarizes key policy recommendations from a six-county study of public mental health services for older adults in California. 

This is the first study to assess whether MHSA-funded services meet the complex needs and address the recovery goals of older adults with mental illness by supporting an Older Adult System of Care (OASOC). For more information on this evaluation, and to see all related publications, please visit:

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Publication Authors:
  • Kathryn G. Kietzman, PhD, MSW
  • Danielle Dupuy, MPH
  • Jo Ann Damron-Rodriguez, LCSW, PhD
  • Alina Palimaru
  • Homero E. del Pino
  • Janet C. Frank, DrPH, MS