Steinberg Institute

Nation’s Leading Mental Health Organizations Offer a Comprehensive Roadmap for Reimagining Crisis Response for Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders and Suicide Prevention

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021

With More than Half of Americans Experiencing Emotional Distress, Comprehensive Plan for 988 Crisis Hotline Envisions Robust Continuum of Care – from Prevention to Recovery Washington, D.C. – November 18, 2021 […]

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of AB 816 will save lives and help tens of thousands of homeless Californians with chronic health conditions

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  SACRAMENTO – Californians experiencing homelessness and living with chronic health conditions, including severe mental illness, will soon have life-saving access to housing, thanks to today’s signature on AB 816 […]

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California’s commitment of $20 million to launch the 988 crisis line is praised as first step to a comprehensive mental health crisis solution

Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Contact: Tara Gamboa-Eastman – On Friday, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced it will invest $20 million in California’s network of emergency call centers to support the launch of […]

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Mental health crisis response in California takes a huge step forward thanks to a $20 million funding commitment to launch 988

Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

The Steinberg Institute and The Kennedy Forum are thrilled to announce that today California took a monumental step forward to advance compassionate mental health treatment by adopting our joint budget proposal and investing $20 […]

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HHS Secretary Ghaly joins mental health leaders to call for unprecedented investments in youth mental and behavioral health

Posted on Monday, May 24, 2021

Sacramento, Calif. (May. 25, 2020) –  California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly will join Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, former Director of the National Institute of Mental Health […]

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Assemblymembers Advance Long-Term Solutions to Address Homelessness

Posted on Monday, May 24, 2021

Package of bills aims to reduce homelessness and ensure funds are used efficiently  Sacramento, CA–California lawmakers and advocates put forth a package of bills to tackle California’s homelessness crisis today. […]

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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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Steinberg Institute 2021 Mental Health Champions

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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Professionals, not police, should respond to mental health crises

Posted on Thursday, April 1, 2021

Originally published by CalMatters, March 31, 2021 Read the original story here  By Taun Hall, Special to CalMatters MARCH 31, 2021 IN SUMMARY Assembly Bill 988 would lay the groundwork […]

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2021 Call To Action

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021

Dear friends and supporters, As we move into 2021 and approach the start of spring, it feels like there are at last some reasons for hope and optimism. That knowledge […]

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