CalMHSA collaborates with the RAND Corporation on research and analysis of program effectiveness. This analysis provides county behavioral health departments with keen insight into resource allocation and community impact through evidence-based assessments. Rigorous data analysis and impartial evaluation methodologies provide a comprehensive view of the outcomes and efficiencies of mental health initiatives.

These expert evaluations inform decision-making and help optimize strategies to better serve diverse communities. By leveraging RAND’s experience, CalMHSA members can refine their programs and ultimately enhance mental health services and the overall well-being of the Californians they serve.