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Steinberg Institute salutes Governor Newsom’s unprecedented investment in youth behavioral health needs as part of California Comeback Plan

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Today’s announcement by Governor Gavin Newsom will ensure the behavioral health needs of California’s youth don’t go unmet. Millions of people across the state experienced enormous stress and […]

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Presenting the 2021 Steinberg Institute Mental Health Champions!

Posted on Monday, May 3, 2021

Can you guess who they are? A political power broker who fell into a deep depression – and then publicly shared his story rather than keeping it secret. A clinically […]

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A road map from our nation’s experts to transform the mental health system

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Dr. Thomas R. Insel, the former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, and former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy have announced that the leaders of the nation’s 14 […]

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Op-Ed: Learning from the pandemic about what works against homelessness

Posted on Saturday, December 5, 2020

Originally published by Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2020. Read the original story here. By DARRELL STEINBERG Sometimes the answer to a complex problem lies right in front of our eyes. […]

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New California law should serve as a national model for mental health care reform

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Originally published by STAT News, October 14, 2020.Read the original story here. By DARRELL STEINBERG and PATRICK J. KENNEDY As our nation continues to confront the ramifications of a global pandemic, the […]

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LA Times Op-Ed: Mentally ill people in desperate need of treatment often don’t get it because of an antiquated law

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed by Jonathan Sherin and Darrell Steinberg, originally published in the Los Angeles Times, on August 20, 2020. A link to the full […]

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The mental health toll of the pandemic could rival that of the disease itself. A tired nurse leaves Mt. Sinai Morningside Hospital in New York City, April, 23 2020.B.A. VAN SISE/NURPHOTO/GETTY

The mental health toll from the coronavirus could rival that of the disease itself

Posted on Monday, June 1, 2020

“Tom Insel has watched the nation grapple with plenty of psychologically challenging situations over his long career in the field of mental health.”

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More than $300 million in No Place Like Home money going to work

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019

More good news coming out of the “No Place Like Home” bond program this week: The state of California awarded $302 million for supportive housing projects for people living with […]

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Our 2020 Legislative Package is out!

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Now in our sixth year of operation, the Steinberg Institute is capitalizing on the political momentum created by a new governor who has prioritized mental health policy by pursuing an […]

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No Place Like Home proposals are in – time to give the voters what they want

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019

With a swiftness born of need, communities grappling with homelessness across California have submitted proposals to use more than all of the first $178 million tranche from Proposition 2, the […]

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