Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

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Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health logo.png
Department overview
Preceding department
Jurisdiction Los Angeles County
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
34°03′51″N 118°17′29″W / 34.064225°N 118.291431°W / 34.064225; -118.291431Coordinates: 34°03′51″N 118°17′29″W / 34.064225°N 118.291431°W / 34.064225; -118.291431
Motto Hope, Wellness and Recovery
Employees 4,011 (2010)[1]
Annual budget US$1,584,061,000 (2010)[1]
Department executive
  • Jonathan Sherin, M.D., Ph.D.[2], Director of Mental Health
Parent department Los Angeles County Health Agency
Website dmh.lacounty.gov

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH), the largest county mental health department in the United States, provides mental health services for Los Angeles County residents.[1] DMH directly operates 75 program sites in the county and serves over 250,000 patients annually.[3] DMH's headquarters is located on Vermont Avenue in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Assessor" (PDF). County of Los Angeles Annual Report 2009-2010. Public Affairs, Chief Executive Office. p. 41. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  2. ^ http://dmh.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/dmh/about_dmh/leadership?1dmy&page=dept.lac.dmh.home.about.detail.hidden&urile=wcm%3apath%3a/dmh+content/dmh+site/home/about+dmh/about+dmh+detail/jonathan+e+sherin+md+phd
  3. ^ "About DMH". Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Koreatown". Mapping L.A. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 

External links

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Health Services
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