"The campaign will create healthy dialogue, reduce stigma surrounding mental illness and encourage use of LACDMH resources”
"We need to make sure we are better using the resources that we have by not investing in solutions we know do not deliver the results"
Newsom proposed a 2024 ballot initiative to improve how California treats mental illness, substance abuse, and homelessness
“It’s important that we provide spaces for our communities to connect and to be empowered with resources to help prevent/end violence"
SB 964 increases investment in California’s mental health workforce and creates new opportunities for recent Masters in Social Work graduates
"No man or woman who has served this nation should exist in the fringes of society due to the government's inability to help them"
Residents can connect 24/7 with trained peer specialists, join a community support group or try out one of the many digital programs.