Steinberg Institute

Sutter Mental Health Chief John Boyd elected president of MHSOAC

Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2017

John Boyd, Sutter Health’s CEO of Mental Health Services, will take the helm at the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. Boyd brings extensive experience in brain health […]

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Governor signs bill promoting psychiatric training for California’s primary care providers

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2017

The novel legislation, sponsored by the Steinberg Institute, is part of a broader effort to promote early intervention and prevention for people living with brain illness. SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. […]

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Governor signs landmark California law to expand early intervention programs for mental illness

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017

Assembly Bill 1315 will help launch a paradigm shift for mental health care in California, fueling a move from a fail-first to a care-first model. SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Jerry […]

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Steinberg Institute’s Maggie Merritt to Help Shape Future Health Workforce

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Steinberg Institute Executive Director Maggie Merritt has been appointed to a key advisory committee that will help inform the work of the California Future Health Workforce Commission, a high-powered panel […]

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CA Legislature sends governor two game-changing mental health bills

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Taken together, Assembly Bills 1315 and 1340 would help launch a paradigm shift for mental health care in California, fueling a move from a fail-first to a care-first model. SACRAMENTO, […]

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Senate unanimously passes landmark measure to expand early intervention for mental illness

Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

AB 1315 would create a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership to expand evidence-based models for early detection, prevention and intervention of psychosis and serious mood disorders. SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate […]

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Meeting the Need: Why UC Davis Is Training Primary Care Providers in Psychiatric Care

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Note: This article originally published in the Medical Board of California’s Summer 2017 newsletter. Dr. Robert M. McCarron Co-director, UC Davis TNT PCP Fellowship Deborah Anderluh Communications Director, Steinberg Institute Most […]

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Steinberg Institute announces nonprofit spin-off, first board of directors

Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Marking a key milestone in its evolution, the Steinberg Institute has successfully spun off as a 501(c)(3), with a powerhouse board of directors. After more than two years of formation […]

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Brandon Staglin

Brandon Staglin: Living — and thriving — with schizophrenia

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

The Staglin family of Napa Valley has been a driving force in brain health research for two decades, and a steadfast partner with the Steinberg Institute on efforts to advance […]

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Does Sacramento have the political will to address homelessness?

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg  lays out a detailed vision for addressing Sacramento County’s homeless crisis that blends compassion with concrete, data-driven strategy. His question: Do we have the political will […]

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