Steinberg Institute

Sacramento mental health court celebrates its graduates

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The court clerk brought cupcakes. The judge brought well wishes and a guest – California’s chief justice.

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Bipartisan coalition unveils 2015-16 mental health bill package

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

SACRAMENTO, CA – A bipartisan group of legislators, led by Senate Mental Health Caucus Chair Jim Beall and Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Mental & Behavioral Health, Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, announced today a package of legislation moving forward this year dedicated to improving the lives of Californians suffering from mental illness.

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Lawmakers address CA’s fragmented mental health system

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2015

Advocates and mental health practitioners say that California’s approach to mental health — and particularly to involuntary treatment — is deeply fragmented across its 58 counties. Los Angeles Times. Read […]

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