Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018
In a remarkable first, a leading candidate to be Governor of California has embraced mental health care as a top-tier priority. In this essay in Medium, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom lays out his platform for elevating the state’s approach to brain health.
“When it comes to healthcare in California,” he begins, “we for far too long have tolerated two different and unequal worlds. I don’t mean rural and urban. I don’t mean rich and poor. While both those dichotomies are true, I am talking about the fundamental differences in our approach to illness of the body and illness of the brain.”
Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017
The 2017 legislative session in California produced a critical step forward for mental health care that was embraced and supported on both sides of the aisle.
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017
What goes through your mind as you walk by someone living in a doorway or an alley? Is it sorrow? Fear? Or does the sight not always register, because homelessness seems a problem that’s too big to fix?
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg lays out a detailed vision for addressing Sacramento County’s homeless crisis that blends compassion with concrete, data-driven strategy. His question: Do we have the political will […]
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017
As you gather with children this Father’s Day weekend, consider how far you would go to ensure their well-being: If your child had cancer or diabetes, would you wait until […]
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017
Steinberg Institute founder, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, draws an apt analogy: If you see someone bleeding on the street, you’ll call 911. If you see someone on that same street […]
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017
At a recent Saks Institute symposium, Steinberg Institute founder, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, spoke for an hour with his daughter, Jordana, in a keynote address that is both poignant and […]
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017
Jordana Steinberg, a second-year student at Sierra College, was prepared to open up about the most private of topics, her mental health. She had a mission: to tell her story […]
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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 […]
Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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 […]