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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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Op-Ed: Treat mentally ill offenders, don’t just jail them

Posted by on Sunday, April 17, 2016

Originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle here. A failure to treat severe mental illness is not just a mark against our state’s humanity; it is an issue of pressing […]

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Governor Brown Signs AB 847 by Assemblymember Mullin – Mental Health Funding Bill

Posted by on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sacramento – Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 847 by Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, which has the potential to provide additional funding in the range of $1 billion to […]

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A Dearth Of Hospital Beds For Patients In Psychiatric Crisis

Posted by on Monday, April 11, 2016

When Pam Lipp’s 18-year-old daughter Amanda needed to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital in 2010, she thought it would be easy to find her a bed. Instead, Lipp says, […]

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The future of mental health | TEDx Sacramento

Posted by on Monday, April 4, 2016

Darrell Steinberg speaking at the 2016 TEDx Sacramento on the future of mental health, successful early-stage mental health treatment, and the power of community through supportive housing. Please like & […]

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Senate Announces “No Place Like Home” Initiative To Tackle Homelessness in California

Posted by on Monday, January 4, 2016

California Senate Legislative Package to Prevent and Address Homelessness in our Local Communities LOS ANGELES — To assist local communities in preventing and addressing homelessness, a bipartisan coalition of members […]

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Veterans Mental Health Services: The Soldiers Project

Posted by on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

With the number of veterans who commit suicide growing, it is our collective responsibility to better meet their mental health needs. We must do more to ensure they have a […]

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Time to adjust California’s Mental Health Services Act

Posted by on Monday, September 28, 2015

Despite advances, issues of the mentally ill are getting worse Statewide set of priorities will ensure people get help Three priorities the Mental Health Services Act should address BY DARRELL […]

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