A pair of speakers at the 2022 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference identified some challenges they are expecting with implementation of the recently established CARE Court system. The panelists also discussed how they expect the CARE Courts to impact the state’s behavioral health system.     The CARE Court program, established through … Read more

With Gov. Gavin Newsom’s CARE Court proposal currently placed on the legislative suspense file, conversations surrounding the bill remain contentious.      Senate Bill 1338, introduced by Sens. Tom Umberg (D–Santa Ana) and Susan Talamantes Eggman (D–Stockton), would establish the CARE Court Program to provide treatment, housing, and support services to Californians with complex behavioral … Read more

At a mental health treatment center in San Jose, Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled CARE Court, a new framework to provide individuals with mental health and substance use disorders the care and services they need to get healthy. The proposal, which must be approved by the Legislature, would require counties to provide comprehensive treatment to the … Read more