Steinberg Institute

Steinberg Institute hires government affairs director 

Posted by on Thursday, April 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 27, 2017 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167   Adrienne Shilton brings years of experience in mental health policy  The Steinberg Institute is excited to […]

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Press release: Steinberg Institute announces $1.5M investment from Sutter Health to grow services

Posted by on Friday, January 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, Jan. 13, 2017                                       FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt […]

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Press release: SI Executive Director Maggie Merritt appointed to CA’s ‘No Place Like Home’ advisory committee

Posted by on Friday, January 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167 Continued leadership and engagement to ensure landmark legislation for permanent supportive housing funds meet the needs of […]

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Landmark ‘No Place Like Home’ signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

Posted by on Thursday, November 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 1, 2016    CONTACT: Maggie Merritt, (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org $2 Billion earmarked for permanent supportive housing for the homeless living with mental illness SACRAMENTO, CA – Today California […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to eliminate 20-year gap in mental health care for foster youth

Posted by on Monday, September 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 26, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Merritt (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Eliminate 20-Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth Advocates, Counties, and State […]

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Press release: CA lawmakers address 20-year gap in mental health care for foster youth

Posted by on Monday, August 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 29, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Merritt (916) 553-4167, Maggie@steinberginstitute.org Twenty Year Gap in Mental Health Care for Foster Youth Closed by Legislature Advocates, Counties, and State Departments Come Together on […]

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CA’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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Senate announces ‘No Place Like Home’ initiative to tackle homelessness in CA

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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Bipartisan coalition unveils 2015-16 mental health bill package

Posted by 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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Press release: Mental health investment shows promising results

Posted by on Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Steinberg Institute for Advancing Behavioral Health Policy & Leadership today released the first comprehensive, data-driven study of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), created by Proposition 63. The evaluation, performed in partnership with the California Behavioral Health Directors Association of California (CBHDA), draws from data reported by counties to state agencies.

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