California Health – Panel 2: CARE Courts from Capitol Weekly on Vimeo.

Governor Newsom’s Care Court Proposal

The legislature passed SB1338, which creates the Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment (CARE) Court, a new system which could dictate treatment for 7,000-12,000 people suffering from addiction or severe mental illness per year.

Speakers: Corrin Buchanan, California Health and Human Services Agency; Randall Hagar, Psychiatric Physicians Alliance of California; Dr. Le Ondra Clark Harvey, California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies; Elizabeth Kaino Hopper, Sacramento Chapter, National Alliance on Mental Illness

Moderated by Sigrid Bathen, Capitol Weekly

View entire event here

Program and Speaker’s Bios available here