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California Communities Mental Health Services Survey: Sign-Up to Participate

 
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NORC at the University of Chicago is conducting a survey sponsored by the California Department of Public Health. The purpose of this survey is to learn about Californians thoughts and feelings toward mental health and the services provided in California. The information will be used to inform services and policies throughout California.

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Sign-Up to Participate

Please provide your email address below to receive instructions about how to complete the survey. Your email will not be shared with any outside organizations and will not be used for any other purposes besides this survey. Please also select the organization where you heard about this survey from the drop down menu.

Thank YouX

Thank you for signing up to take our survey! You will receive an email from ccmhs@norc.org with instructions about how to complete the survey in the next few days. Email inivitations are sent out twice a week.

How do I complete the survey?

You will receive an invitation in the coming weeks as the survey launches. Invitations to the survey will be sent twice a week. When you receive your invitation to participate, use your screen cursor and mouse to click on the words "Click here to take your survey!". If you have trouble connecting to the survey, please contact us toll-free at 1-877-268-1125 or email us at ccmhs@norc.org to check the link to the survey.

Why participate?

Although participation is voluntary, it is very important that many voices from California are included. People invited to take the survey represent important communities and helps to provide different opinions about mental health and mental health services.

Topics covered

  • Factors that may affect people‚Äôs mental health
  • Knowledge and attitudes about access to mental health care services
  • Types of actions California should take to address mental health
  • Attitudes about mental illness and people with mental illness
  • Attitudes about mental health care
  • Personal experience with mental health and mental health care services
  • Sources of mental health support

How long will this take?

Completing the survey should take no more than 20 minutes.

Participant privacy

Taking the survey is your choice. You may skip questions you do not want to answer and you can stop the survey at any time. Any information you provide will be maintained in a secure manner. No one will know how you answered the questions. Only project staff will have access to the study data. We do not collect personally identifying information in this survey. Your personally identifying information can never be shared with law enforcement or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The data we collect from you will be combined with data from other participants.

To learn more about the California Communities Mental Health Services Survey, please call us toll-free at 1-877-268-1125 or email us at ccmhs@norc.org . You may also contact the NORC IRB administrator toll-free at 866-309-0542.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is conducting the survey?

This study is being conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. The survey team is led by Alyssa Ghirardelli, a Senior Research Scientist in the Health Care Programs Research Department.

Who is NORC at the University of Chicago?

NORC at the University of Chicago (NORC) is an independent research organization that is conducting this study. Additional information on NORC can be found on its website (www.norc.org) .

Who is sponsoring this survey?

This study is being sponsored by the California Department of Public Health and is part of the California Reducing Disparities Project.

What is the purpose of this study?

The purpose of this study is to learn about Californians thoughts and feelings toward mental health and the services provided in California.
Your personally identifying information can never be shared with law enforcement or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Am I required to participate?

No. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. Also, if you choose to participate, you may choose not to answer any question that you do not wish to answer and you can end your participation at any time.

What will you do with my answers?

Your answers will be combined with answers from other respondents and then analyzed. Individual responses will not be identifiable. Survey results are put into summary reports on general patterns and trends across groups of respondents.

Will you ever sell my name, address, email address, or other information?

No. We do not collect personally identifying information in this survey. Any information you share is kept confidential, and your answers are used for research purposes only. Any information you provide will be maintained in a secure manner. No one will know how you answered the questions. Only project staff will have access to the study data. Your information can never be shared with law enforcement or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The data we collect from you will be combined with data from other participants.

Additional Questions?

You may contact NORC toll-free at 1-877-268-1125, find additional information at ccmhs.norc.org or email us at ccmhs@norc.org.

SURVEY INFORMATION

For questions or assistance, call 1-877-268-1125