Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63)
INTERCEPT SURVEY 2005
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the
phrase " mental illness "?
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
More than 30,000
What kinds of services are available to people with mental health
disorders in Kern County?
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
What is the biggest thing that gets in the way of people getting mental
health services in Kern County?
In your opinion, what mental health services should be offered in Kern
County that are not being offered now?
Don't know or not sure
Tell us a bit about yourself:
Please describe your racial/ethnic background:
Have you or any one in your immediate or extended family ever suffered
from a mental health disorder?
Thank you for completing this survey!