Prevention and Early Intervention
Request for Proposals for FY 20-23 MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention Program
CalMHSA is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for FY 20-23 MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention Program. All proposals must be submitted to the CalMHSA e-procurement portal located here: https://calmhsa.bonfirehub.com/.
This RFP is soliciting proposals from organizations with the expertise and capabilities to provide services in the following two focus areas: 1 – Social Marketing: A new social marketing campaign, including utilization of various forms of marketing strategies. The selected campaign will maximize the reach of county behavioral health initiatives while enhancing statewide population level approaches to eliminate the stigma and discrimination associated with mental health challenges and prevent death by suicide. In addition to the new marketing campaign, the selected applicant(s) will support communication management at a local, regional, and/or state level. 2 – Technical Assistance: Community-focused technical assistance to County/City public behavioral health departments, including, and primarily, effective strategies that can prevent suicides, support postvention activities, and increases community engagement in current and future implementation of strategies and activities.
For your convenience, please see the following attachments:
Due to the open procurement, CalMHSA staff is unable to answer any questions regarding the RFP. Any questions may be submitted using the Bonfire e-procurement portal, noted above. In addition, a RFP timeline is included below.
|RFP Issued||Dec 8, 2020|
|Bidders Conference||Dec 11, 2020|
|RFP Questions Due||Dec 14, 2020|
|RFP Questions Answered||Dec 17, 2020|
|Letter of Intent to Submit Due||Dec 18, 2020|
|Deadline for Proposals to be Submitted||Jan 19, 2021 5:00pm|
|Application Review||Jan 19 – Jan 26, 2021|
About the Statewide PEI Project
The Statewide PEI Project is publicly known as Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement, which represents an umbrella name and vision to amplify individual efforts from the county and other organizations that are taking place across California under a united movement to reduce stigma and discrimination and prevent suicides.
Strategies of the Statewide PEI Project are guided by the CalMHSA Statewide Mental Health PEI Three-Year Program Plan (Fiscal Years 2020-2023), approved by the CalMHSA Board of Directors in December 2020.
All initiatives implemented under the Statewide PEI Project are collectively known as “Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement”. These initiatives include:
Directing Change – www.directingchange.org
All resources developed under Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement, can be found at the Each Mind Matters Resource Center – www.emmresourcecenter.org
All program and statewide evaluations conducted by the RAND Corporation on behalf of CalMHSA can be found here: https://www.rand.org/health/projects/calmhsa/publications.html