Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1978 that provides innovative and cost-effective mental health and drug and alcohol recovery services. These services include a broad range of prevention, early intervention, integrated treatment, diversion and vocational programs. Currently, MHS operates more than 90 community-based programs throughout California and one in Utah. MHS offers culturally appropriate, client-centered and strengths-based services and programs for children, transition age youth, adults, older adults and families. MHS’ programs are publicly funded and available to those who cannot afford privately paid services and would be otherwise unable to receive them.