California advocates and policymakers are guardedly hopeful that the new governor will walk the walk when it comes to responding to child trauma and mental health challenges for children in the state. That was the takeaway from the annual conference of Breaking Barriers. Read more.
A California advocacy organization is trying to reinvent America’s approach to children’s mental health. Read more.
In a policy brief the California Children’s Trust said the state’s mental health system for youth is disjointed, messy, and overly focused on treating mental illness rather than preventing and identifying mental health problems early. Read more.
The CCCBHA is hosting their Fall Policy Forum on Oct. 11, 2018 to discuss the policy and funding issues facing state behavioral health agencies. Read more.
The key challenges at the heart of our state’s struggle to provide the behavioral health services kids need. Read more.
Please join us in Los Angeles on Sept 25th. Invitation and RSVP here. The California Children’s Trust together with The Children’s Partnership and The Chronicle of Social Change invites you to learn about and contribute to a discussion on strategies to transform mental and behavioral health for California's children and families. Read more.
In California, there are vast inconsistencies in funding and services among counties. Read more.
An initiative is afoot that seeks to use a confluence of events to push for a revolution on children's mental health in California. Read more.
In California, the state's key program for providing mental health treatment to low-income children and youth under age 21 serves just a fraction of those estimated to need help, statistics show. Read more.