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Charts and Statistics

Percentage of students meeting all physical fitness standards, California 2014.

Percentage of public school students with body composition falling within or below the Healthy Fitness Zone of the Fitnessgram assessment, California 2014.

Estimated percentage of public high school students who drop out before graduating, based on the adjusted four-year derived dropout rate, California 2013.

Number of juvenile felony arrests per 1,000 youth ages 10-17, California 2013.

Percentage of children ages 0-17 living in families with incomes below the federal poverty level, California 2011-2013.

Reports, Policy Briefs, and Other Resources

In 2009, California eliminated most dental services for adults from its Medi-Cal program. As a result, many community members have experienced huge gaps in care and high costs for important dental procedures that result in physical and mental health issues, unemployment, and the furthering of health disparities.

CPEHN is excited to release Accessing Mental Health in the Shadows: How Immigrants in California Struggle to Get Needed Care.The expansion of public mental health services over the last several decades, while significant, has not guaranteed access to mental health care for all California residents, especially undocumented immigrants.Over the past year, CPEHN interviewed fifteen county behavioral health leaders representing twelve California county behavioral health departments in order to evaluate the barriers that immigrant communities face when accessing mental health care.

Innovations in Mental HealthCommunities of color and LGBTQ communities have historically been unserved, underserved, or inappropriately served by California’s behavioral health system. Without innovation in local delivery systems, the prevalence of inappropriate treatment or no treatment among communities of color and LGBTQ communities will remain. This summer, the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, along with its partners the California Primary Care Association and #Out4MentalHealth, released a brief on mental health innovation in California. The brief highlights models of local innovation and opportunities for local and statewide change to ensure new practices are introduced into California’s mental health system. 

CPEHN is excited to release the California Reducing Disparities Project: Strategic Plan to Reduce Mental Health Disparities. This report was developed by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network in partnership with the California Reducing Disparities Project Partners.

The Strategic Plan to Reduce Mental Health Disparitieswas developed between 2012 and 2015 by the CaliforniaPan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) with our partnersrepresenting diverse populations in California. The StrategicPlan is part of the California Reducing Disparities Project(CRDP), which is funded through the Mental HealthServices Act (MHSA, or Proposition 63).

Related Organizations

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community- based voluntary health organization. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices.

The mission of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum is to promote improvement in the health status of all Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The Health Forum envisions a multicultural society where Asian and Pacific Islander communities are included and represented in all health, political, social and economic areas.

The California Academy of Family Physicians is the only organization solely dedicated to advancing the specialty of family medicine in the state. Since 1948, CAFP has championed the cause of family physicians and their patients.

The mission of the California Black Health Network is to improve the health of African Americans in California. In pursuing this mission, CBHN provides a forum where policymakers, providers, consumers, and advocates concerned with African Americans' health status and access to care can engage in problem-solving and solution building. The organization also strives to develop and implement programs to improve the state of African Americans' health in California.

The California Budget & Policy Center engages in independent fiscal and policy analysis and public education with the goal of improving public policies affecting the economic and social well-being of low- and middle-income Californians.