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 mental illness. AB 1618 will be heard […]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. One-of-a-kind evaluation highlights current data on MHSA program outcomes and cost savings. SACRAMENTO, CA – May 5, 2016. The Steinberg Institute, a non-profit mental health public policy organization, released their […]
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Maggie Merritt at 916-553-4167. California Senate legislative package would prevent and address homelessness in our local communities. LOS ANGELES — To assist local communities in preventing and addressing homelessness, a bipartisan coalition of members […]
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 roof over their heads, food to eat, […]
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.
Government too often avoids its responsibilities to severely mentally ill people.
In many industrialized countries, all adolescents showing signs of mental illness receive early, comprehensive psychological care.
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.
More than 10 years after Californians voted for a special income tax on millionaires to pay for expanded mental health services, we still don’t know if the program is working the way its sponsors promised it would.
A massive tax program former state Sen. Darrell Steinberg pushed to fund mental health services is providing relief to tens of thousands of Californians and decreasing homelessness, hospitalizations and arrests among mentally ill people treated in the programs, according to a report Steinberg released Wednesday.