Welcome to the Senate Select Committee on Mental Health

About the Select Committee on Mental Health


Jurisdiction: The Select Committee is authorized and directed to identify the best methods and current trends in mental health treatment. The Select Committee will also evaluate access to treatment, stigmas, and discrimination and how those factors and other issues affect the finances of the state of California and its local governments. The Senate Select Committee on Mental Health will provide updates on hearings, legislation, critical budget items, and relevant reports. To stay informed, please click here.


Senator Jim Beall (Chair)
Senator Joel Anderson
Senator Loni Hancock
Senator Robert M. Hertzberg
Senator Ben Hueso
Senator Mark Leno
Senator Bill Monning
Senator Jim Nielsen
Senator Richard Pan
Senator Lois Wolk

Committee Address