Steinberg Institute

We can change the course of mental illness. The clear case for early intervention

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

As you gather with children this Father’s Day weekend, consider how far you would go to ensure their well-being: If your child had cancer or diabetes, would you wait until […]

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Kevin Breel: Four words that saved my life

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kevin Breel is a young comic who doesn’t just break the silence surrounding mental illness — he shatters it. Here he is in a 2013 TEDxKids talk, recounting the four […]

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Legislation to train primary care doctors in basic psychiatric services moves forward

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Dr. Jaesu Han of UC Davis provides key testimony on the need for integrated care.  SACRAMENTO – Legislation that would help ensure primary care doctors in California are trained to […]

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Legislative conference committee agreements would bolster mental health care

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017

The budget before the Legislature would strengthen services. But there’s more work to be done. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 12, 2017. CONTACT: Adrienne Shilton, Government Affairs Director,  adrienne@steinberginstitute.org. SACRAMENTO, […]

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Assembly budget proposal would improve mental health care for college students

Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. The Steinberg Institute and partners press to dedicate MHSA funding for improved college mental health services. Suicide remains a prevalent — and yet […]

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