Steinberg Institute

Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of AB 816 will save lives and help tens of thousands of homeless Californians with chronic health conditions

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  SACRAMENTO – Californians experiencing homelessness and living with chronic health conditions, including severe mental illness, will soon have life-saving access to housing, thanks to today’s signature on AB 816 […]

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California’s commitment of $20 million to launch the 988 crisis line is praised as first step to a comprehensive mental health crisis solution

Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Contact: Tara Gamboa-Eastman – tara@steinberginstitute.org On Friday, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced it will invest $20 million in California’s network of emergency call centers to support the launch of […]

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Mental health crisis response in California takes a huge step forward thanks to a $20 million funding commitment to launch 988

Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Steinberg Institute and The Kennedy Forum are thrilled to announce that today California took a monumental step forward to advance compassionate mental health treatment by adopting our joint budget proposal and investing $20 […]

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