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ANNOUNCING SENATOR SCOTT WIENER AND RITA SORONEN AS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT 2018 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH POLICY FORUM

With a year full of new partnerships and exciting opportunities, the County Behavioral Health Directors Association (CBHDA) is excited to announce one of California’s Senators, Scott Wiener and President and CEO of Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Rita Soronen, will be Keynote speakers at the Behavioral Health Policy Forum this year.

 
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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.