Steinberg Institute

Jordana Steinberg: ‘A story of overcoming’ mental illness

Posted by 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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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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Call to action: ‘No Place Like Home’

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

Posted by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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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