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January 2022 News Listing

Governor Newsom’s Behavioral Health Investments Outlined in Proposed State Budget for 2022-2023.

NAMI California is pleased to report that Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed State Budget plans historic new investments in behavioral health programs to meet the needs of all Californians, especially those most vulnerable. These investments are critical to California now, and in the future. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to continue prioritizing behavioral health investments, more

New mental health curriculum law goes into effect in California.

Health classes in California high schools will soon cover more than nutrition and exercise. Thanks to a new law that went into effect Jan. 1, students will learn about depression, schizophrenia, mood disorders and other serious mental health conditions. Senate Bill 224 requires all school districts that offer health classes to include mental health as more