Lawmakers say county jails and state prisons are becoming the new mental health institutions. Mental health advocates and law enforcement professionals are demanding changes in how jails across the state handle the mentally ill.
Ann Amato used to be a front-line therapist, but after years of doing that, she started doing group work, because, as she says, the work was exhausting.
Thousands of Kaiser mental health workers are expected to walk off the job today.
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California lawmakers have advanced a bill that allows judges to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others.
LONDON (CBS Sacramento) – A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients. Five doctors examined the real-life case of a […]
Plumas County’s Mental Health System Faces Major Scrutiny Following Teen’s Suicide; Full Investigation Promised
The circumstances surrounding the death of a Plumas County girl is sparking outrage and frustration.
State law requires courts to tell the Department of Justice when it makes certain mental health determinations. The department uses that information as part of a program unique to California that seizes guns from people who are prohibited from having them.
California’s auditor says the state has failed to properly monitor nearly $7.4 billion in voter-approved money for mental health programs and cannot reassure the public that it is going to help those most in need.
Nearly two decades after a court takeover of California’s prison mental health system, a federal judge is set to consider this week whether the billions of dollars invested by California taxpayers have improved conditions enough that he can return control to the state.
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