Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: California mental health tax providing services to needy in L.A. County, study finds

(RAND Corporation) In 2004 California voters created a special tax on people with high incomes to help pay for expanded mental health services. A new study finds that the tax has allowed Los Angeles County to reach the seriously mentally ill and those at risk for mental illness with services and prevention efforts.