The Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative is managed by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) working in partnership with CalHHS Departments and Offices, other state agencies, and a wide range of partners.
The CYBHI’s planning and implementation are guided by the input of hundreds of young people, families, behavioral health professionals, educators, community-based organizations, subject matter experts, and many others.
The CYBHI's work is divided into 20 workstreams focusing on four strategic areas:
Each workstream is managed by one or more CalHHS departments or offices that have deep connections to the issues and people it involves.
The following graphic outlines the four strategic areas and the workstreams they encompass: