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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Psychiatric patients desperately need housing. We’re failing them

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017

Steinberg Institute founder, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, draws an apt analogy: If you see someone bleeding on the street, you’ll call 911. If you see someone on that same street […]

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Jordana Steinberg: ‘A story of overcoming’ mental illness

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017

Jordana Steinberg, a second-year student at Sierra College, was prepared to open up about the most private of topics, her mental health. She had a mission: to tell her story […]

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Call to action: ‘No Place Like Home’

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Steinberg Institute is the sponsor of the “No Place Like Home” permanent supportive housing bond which seeks to provide housing and services for people who live with a serious […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs AB 847 to boost mental health funding

Posted 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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Veterans mental health services: The Soldiers Project

Posted 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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The Elyn Saks story: It’s no crime to live with mental illness

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015

Elyn Saks has a story that millions of people hide from their friends, their co-workers and even their families. But she wants the world to know about it.

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Sacramento Bee: Few state issues more pressing than criminalization of mental illness

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015

Government too often avoids its responsibilities to severely mentally ill people.

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Time for insurers to close mental health care gap for youths

Posted on Saturday, May 23, 2015

In many industrialized countries, all adolescents showing signs of mental illness receive early, comprehensive psychological care.

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Sacramento mental health court celebrates its graduates

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The court clerk brought cupcakes. The judge brought well wishes and a guest – California’s chief justice.

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