Steinberg Institute

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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Senators take a stand as mental health champions

Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An impressive array of California state senators donned green ribbons this week to show their support for Mental Health Awareness Month. We are looking to these elected leaders to champion […]

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Dear Legislative Leaders: Don your green ribbons and help us lift the shadow of stigma

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. The Steinberg Institute, Kaiser Permanente join with partners to ask for legislative support on the premier public health issue of our time. How […]

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Broad coalition joins in opposition to Gov. Brown’s proposed $17 million cut in child crisis services

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. A diverse coalition of mental health and youth advocates oppose Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to defund a critical effort to establish a continuum […]

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New partnership aims to transform workplace mental health

Posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Top healthcare system and public policy institute announce partnership with global coalition of leading employers to transform workplace mental health. RUTHERFORD, Calif., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — One Mind Initiative […]

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Steinberg Institute hires government affairs director 

Posted on 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 announce it has hired Adrienne Shilton as its new […]

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

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. Historic investment will allow growing mental health nonprofit to expand policy mission & benefit more communities with special focus on children. SACRAMENTO—Celebrating the two-year […]

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Press release: Steinberg Institute’s Maggie Merritt appointed to ‘No Place Like Home’ advisory committee

Posted on Friday, January 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 homeless Californians. SACRAMENTO – The Steinberg Institute […]

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