Third Draft Suicide Prevention Plan


The Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission was directed by the Legislature to draft a new statewide strategic suicide prevention plan. The Commission is requesting public input on the third draft of the plan. Substantive changes are highlighted throughout to ease review. This is a draft. The final version of the plan will be formatted and copy edited.


The draft can be accessed here:


The Commission’s Suicide Prevention Subcommittee is holding a series of meetings across the state to consider revisions to the draft plan. The subcommittee met in Los Angeles on July 16, 2019 and in Eureka on August 15, 2019. The Subcommittee will meet again on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the MHSOAC, 1325 J Street, Suite 1700, Sacramento, CA 95814.


The meeting agenda for the third subcommittee meeting can be found here:


Please let us know by August 27, 2019 if you are able to attend the third meeting in person or by phone/web-conference by filling out the RSVP form using this link:


Please direct all questions about the meeting to Miriam Silliman at

Download Suicide Prevention Plan Draft Three