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Equity Stakeholders’ Response to May Revision and Legislative Budget Plan with Concerns of
Perpetuating Systemic Racism

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AB 665 was signed into law by Governor Newsom and will go into effect on July 1, 2024, amending Family Code section 6924. This FAQ will cover questions asked by practitioners, advocates, families and youth concerning how to use minor consent to access mental health services and how AB 665 will be implemented.

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The California Alliance of Child and Family Services is proud to support the Ensuring Excellence in Mental Health Act.

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The California Alliance of Child and Family Services is pleased to release the following report, Underfunded and Overwhelmed: The Crisis Facing Foster Family Agencies (FFA), regarding FFA funding challenges.

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We are excited to introduce the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Fact Sheet! The 988 Lifeline provides compassionate, accessible care and support for people experiencing mental health-related distress.

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CalMatters article today features insights from The California Alliance's Christine Stoner-Mertz and Adrienne Shilton, stressing the importance of sustainable funding and providing quality care for most vulnerable foster youth and programs that support them.

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A dynamic partnership aims to address the urgent need for non-medical personnel to recognize and respond to signs of substance misuse among youth, amidst a backdrop of soaring overdose deaths in the state

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Statement from CA Alliance CEO Christine Stoner-Mertz on the passage of CA Prop 1.

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California State Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblymember Corey Jackson Recognized as 2024 Legislative Awardees by California Alliance

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Member organizations awarded more than $12 million in grants from DHCS & MHSOAC.