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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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Bipartisan coalition unveils 2015-16 mental health bill package

Posted 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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