Steinberg Institute

Governor Signs Nurse Practitioner Law, Takes Another Step to Expand California’s Mental Health Workforce

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Originally published by California State of Mind, September 25, 2020 by Rob Waters Read the original story here  Another bill aimed at boosting the California health and behavioral health workforce […]

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Steinberg Institute’s Legislative Package Signed by the Governor

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020

Governor Gavin Newson today signed into law a package of mental health-related bills that puts California at the forefront of efforts by states to address a mental health crisis that […]

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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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Collaborative Care, Medication Assisted Therapy Key to Preventing Thousands of Deaths from COVID-Related Suicide and Overdose

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2020

Universal access to collaborative care for every American with depression could prevent between 9,000 and 14,500 deaths from suicide each year, saving between 725 and 1,100 people in Texas and […]

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Steinberg Institute Applauds State Senate Committee for Advancing Vital Mental Health Bills

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020

The Steinberg Institute is thrilled by the votes today in the Appropriation Committee of the California Senate advancing two important mental health bills.  The bills are: –SB 803, authored by […]

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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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LA Times Op-Ed: How to prepare for the second pandemic — of mental health issues.

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed by Darrell Steinberg, originally published in the Los Angeles Times, on May 11, 2020. A link to the full article can be […]

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Governor Newsom announces COVID-19 resources for emotional support and well-being

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Governor Newsom announced a new California COVID-19 resource webpage to provide resources for emotional support and well-being, as part of the State’s COVID-19 response. Link to CA’s COVID-19 Resources for […]

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Board Chair Dr. Tom Insel

Governor’s Special Advisor on Mental Health Seeks New Blueprint For Care In California | California Healthline

Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2019

“In a career full of twists, turns and high-powered assignments, Thomas Insel may now be embarking on one of his most daunting tasks yet — helping California find its way out of a worrisome mental health care crisis.”

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Gov. Newsom names Darrell Steinberg to co-chair homeless task force and Dr. Tom Insel to be a key advisor on mental health policy

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Gavin Newsom at a press conference Tuesday charged two of the Steinberg Institute’s leaders – Founder Darrell Steinberg and Board Member Dr. Tom Insel – with […]

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