California Fails To Track $13 Billion In Mental Health Funds 10 Years After Voters Approved Tax Measure
State and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the related programs have helped people with mental illness as voters intended, a state watchdog commission reported Tuesday.
Palo Alto school officials confirmed on Monday that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his home Saturday morning. He was the third student or recent graduate who has taken his own life in four months.
About 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that’s affecting patient care.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.
Sheriff’s officials in Marin County defended their decision to release details about how actor Robin Williams killed himself, saying state law requires they be disclosed to the public.
Contra Costa County is joining a long list of Bay Area counties to sign up one of the toughest populations for health care— jail inmates.
California Considers Gun Restriction Law For Mentally Unstable People After Isla Vista Killing Rampage
California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.
Family members have identified a man who showed up at San Francisco General Hospital more than a month ago but could not recall his name.
The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.