This presentation was led by Steve Ramsland, Ed.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS, at the 2015 OPEN MINDS California Management Best Practices Institute in San Diego, CA, on August 27, 2015. In the presentation, Steve Ramsland discussed the major policy issues that are shaping California’s mental health system, as well as how these issues are changing operations for the county system, provider organizations, and consumers – now and in the future. Other presenters in the session included: Dawan Utecht, Mental Health Director, County of Fresno Manuel Jimenez, Jr., MA, LMFT, Mental Health . . .