Tag: mental health
Land-use protections, rent controls and a lack of single-family homes constrain development.
It’s too soon to say whether the story of James Flavy Coy Brown is an anomaly, as Nevada regulators claim, or if budget-stressed mental health service professionals are “dumping” disoriented, mentally ill people on the rest of the nation. If one thing is certain, it’s that a lot of people are now actively engaged in answering […]
Governor Jerry Brown continues to travel through China, taking a bullet train from Beijing to Shanghai, inking trade deals and setting a brisk pace. But when the governor gets home next week from his largely successful trade and business trip, he faces another federal court ruling rejecting his bid to end judicial oversight of California’s […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s bid to regain state control of inmates’ mental health care, citing systematic failures to reduce prison suicides, provide timely care and hire enough staff. The decision is a blow to the Democratic governor’s attempts to end nearly two decades of expensive federal […]
More than two million adults in California say they need mental health care, but about half of them aren’t getting it, according to a report released Wednesday by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. California mandates health insurance companies provide equal care for mental and physical health problems. But mental health services are often […]