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Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63)


1.   What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the
      phrase " mental illness "?
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2.   Between 650,000 and 700,000 people live in Kern County. About how
      many Kern County residents do you think suffer from a mental health
       Less than 5,000 5001-15,000
      15,001-30,000 More than 30,000
3.   What kinds of services are available to people with mental health
      disorders in Kern County?
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4.   If a friend or family member was showing symptoms of mental illness,
     where is the first place you would go for help?
       Kern County Mental Health   Counselor/psychologist
       Private doctor                         Pastor/Priest
5.  What is the biggest thing that gets in the way of people getting mental
     health services in Kern County?
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6.  In your opinion, what mental health services should be offered in Kern
    County that are not being offered now?
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        Don't know or not sure
7.  Tell us a bit about yourself:
      Are you:  Male       Female
      Please describe your racial/ethnic background:  
      Are you:     18-25   26-35   36-45   46-55   Over 55
      Have you or any one in your immediate or extended family ever suffered
      from a mental health disorder?      Yes No
Thank you for completing this survey!