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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH LEADERS APPLAUD GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S PROPOSED BUDGET

Just a few short days after his inauguration, Governor Newsom has proposed a strategic, yet daring budget with significant investments into health, human services, and housing while maintaining fiscal prudence.

 
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COUNTIES USE INNOVATION TO BUILD STRONGER MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR YOUTH

With the hard work and dedication from San Francisco and Alameda Counties, just over $14 million will be used to create programs and increase vital services for their communities, with a strong focus on youth and young adults.

 
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GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN SIGNS LEGISLATION AIMED AT OPIOID CRISIS

The County Behavioral Health Directors Association and California Counties have reason to celebrate with Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of AB 2861, a bill that received bipartisan support in both the Senate and the Assembly. This revolutionary piece of legislation, authored by Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), and co-sponsored by CBHDA, makes great strides in improving and increasing access to life-saving treatment.