Steinberg Institute

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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Maggie Merritt

Mental Health Awareness month has arrived

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The rainy season has passed, California is blooming, and National Mental Health Awareness Month is here! It’s another chance collectively to let people struggling with mental illness know they are […]

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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 2019 Legislative Package is out!

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Now in our fifth 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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SB 744 would keep supportive housing projects from getting bogged down

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019

California voters resoundingly approved Proposition 2 last November authorizing the state to issue $2 billion in bonds to fund “No Place Like Home” supportive housing developments where people living with […]

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Steinberg Institute sponsors bill to ensure follow-up for patients leaving protective holds

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019

Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine would require patients to have scheduled appointments SACRAMENTO, CA – All too often, Californians suffering a mental health crisis are given emergency involuntary commitments in […]

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The Steinberg Institute supports AB 890 to grant full practice authority to nurse practitioners

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Proposed law follows release of groundbreaking report recommending an end to outdated regulations so California can fill growing healthcare workforce gaps SACRAMENTO, CA – The Steinberg Institute hails AB 890 by […]

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Governor Newsom names Darrell Steinberg to lead new Statewide Commission on Homelessness & Supportive Housing

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Governor Newsom names Darrell Steinberg to lead new Statewide Commission on Homelessness & Supportive Housing SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom in his State of the State address Tuesday named […]

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Steinberg Institute appoints Patrick Hoge as Communications Director

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019

The Steinberg Institute is pleased to welcome award-winning journalist Patrick Hoge, who has written for newspapers and magazines for nearly three decades, as its new communications director. The occasion is […]

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