Newsom announced his intent in March to divert nearly one-third of the state’s Mental Health Services Act money — roughly $1 billion — to housing homeless individuals with severe mental illness or drug addiction.
The nonprofit Sacramento Juneteenth promotes health and wellness through educational programs at local schools. One of its current focuses is mental health care, especially for the Capital Region’s Black community. It’s one of several local nonprofits picking up the slack for Black mental health care.
When the first class of DVM students arrived at the School of
Veterinary Medicine in 1948, they launched a new era of health
Acorn Hills Animal Center, in the heart of Amador County between the communities of Sutter Creek and Jackson, represents many things to the area - the clinic is a stalwart example of a suburban medical practice with hands-on customer care and compassion, accompanied by expertise and state-of-theart technology within the veterinary field.
We’re a reflection of a century of groundbreaking philanthropy and caring for kids,” says Alan Anderson, director of development for Shriners Children’s Northern California.
Meals on Wheels (MoW) improves and enhances the dignity and quality of life for Sacramento County seniors, helping them stay in their homes and communities by providing nutritious meals, social contact and community resources.
To mark World Autism Month, Dr. Lorerky Ramirez-Moya of MindPath Health in Roseville offers a guest contribution reflecting on her experience as the mother of a teenage autistic son.
Sacramento and Solano counties are in a standoff with the state over mental health coverage for a portion of Medicaid patients in those counties — a dispute that threatens to disrupt care for nearly 50,000 low-income residents receiving treatment for severe mental illness.
Shriners Children’s Northern California helps children reach their potential and lead more fulfilling lives, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. The hospital provides the highest quality care from some of the world’s best surgeons and physicians.
After surviving the aftermath of a tornado in 2011 in Joplin, Missouri — one that required her health care employer to rebuild its hospital — Dignity Health’s Shelly Schorer was ready for a change.
Six years ago, she moved to California to work for Dignity Health’s Northern California division as its CFO. Since November, she’s served as interim president.