Mental Health

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Medi-Cal Due Process for Mental Health Services

This set of resources provides an overview of Medi-Cal beneficiaries' due process rights for accessing...

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Wraparound Services for Children and Families Receiving Adoption Assistance Program Benefits

This resource walks through several frequently asked questions common among families who have adopted children out of...

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ALERT: Examples of How AB 153 Funding and Medicaid Can be Used to Support Family Based Settings

This publication provides an update on funding that the state has made available to county...

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Senate panel examines why California foster system addicted to psychiatric drugs

Article about February 24, 2015 hearing before the Human Services Committee about the over-use of...

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Trauma and the Environment of Care in Juvenile Institutions

This article is about trauma and the environment of care – the way detention itself...

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Youth of Color and MHSA Prevention and Early Intervention

Article about why it is critical that the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Guidelines be...

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What Defenders Can Do to Reduce Placement Delay/Placement Failure

National Juvenile Defender Summit handout focusing on youth with serious mental health needs.

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Youth Prison System Sued Over Health Care

LA Times article about the filing of Morris v. Harper, a lawsuit against the California...

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Improvements Ordered in State Youth Prison Clinics

LA Times article about the Youth Law Center case, Wilber v. Warner (previously Morris v....

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Senator Debbie Stabenow’s Amendment re TFC

The Youth Law Center joined with over 35 national child welfare and mental organizations to...

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Thank You Letter to Senator Debbie Stabenow Re Medicaid Coverage Amendment

The Youth Law Center joined with over 35 national child welfare and mental organizations to...

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Mental Health Issues in California’s Juvenile Justice System

Youth Law Center's work on placement delay was cited in this Berkeley Center on Criminal...

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Willie M. v. Hunt Judgment and Order

Willie M. v. Hunt was a federal civil rights lawsuit that challenged the state's failure...

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Willie M. v. Hunt Complaint

Willie M. v. Hunt was a federal civil rights lawsuit that challenged the state's failure...

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Incompetent Youth in California Juvenile Justice

This article offers a vehicle for discussion of California juvenile incompetence to stand trial.  It...

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Improving Access to Medi-Cal for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

This is the final report for a multi-year effort, funded by The California Endowment, to...

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Difficult to Place: Youth with Mental Health Needs in California Juvenile Justice

This report presents the findings of Youth Law Center's research into placement issues for juvenile...

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