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Sacramento Region Behavioral Health Task Force Collaborating on New Communication Tool


  • Hospital Council
  • Leaders of:
    • General acute care hospitals
    • Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals
    • County behavioral health departments
    • Non-hospital outpatient behavioral health programs


The task force was presented with a pamphlet developed in the state of Nevada that includes education and resources for families whose youth are experiencing a mental health crisis.

Takeaway/Next Steps

A work group was established to develop a similar communication tool to help families navigate youth experiencing a mental health crisis in the Sacramento region. Representatives from NAMI California and public education have recently joined to incorporate the voice of consumers and advocates.