Steinberg Institute

California bill, AB 2262, seeks more tools to help mentally ill criminals

Posted by on Monday, May 23, 2016

BY THE SACBEE EDITORIAL BOARD Nearly 30 percent of the California’s 128,000 prison inmates are diagnosed with some form of mental illness, and many are seriously ill. County jails house […]

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L.A.Times Editorial: How do we pay for homeless housing? Here’s one idea: tap state mental health funds

Posted by on Sunday, May 22, 2016

By The Times Editorial Board There are nearly 47,000 homeless people living on the streets or in shelters in Los Angeles County. Their problems are all complex, but none are as challenging as those of […]

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Judge lets homeless ex-inmates fight for mental health services

Posted by on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

L.A. Times, May 17, 2016 By Gale Holland A federal judge said Tuesday that a group of homeless people can continue to fight Los Angeles County in court over jail release […]

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Governor Brown Agrees, Housing & Services for Homeless Living with Mental Illness is a Top Priority

Posted by on Friday, May 13, 2016

The Steinberg Institute released the following statement on Governor Jerry Brown’s May Revise budget proposal: “Homelessness need not be hopelessness, especially for those living with a mental illness in California,” said […]

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California’s Mental Health Services Act Changes Lives, Saves Money

Posted by on Thursday, May 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, May 5, 2016 CONTACT:  Maggie Merritt (916) 761-3448, maggie@steinberginstitute.org One-of-a-Kind Evaluation Highlights Current Data on MHSA Program Outcomes and Cost Savings SACRAMENTO, CA – May 5, 2016. The […]

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