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General Meeting, May14, Schizophrenia Updates

Dr. Jacob Ballon is our May 14 general meeting presenter. Dr. Ballon will discuss the current pipeline of medications for schizophrenia, focusing on the medications in clinical trials at the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University. He will touch on the different mechanisms and how that may make for fewer, or at least different, side effect profiles but also why these medications may work well with existing ones.

Momentum For Health: Much More Than Mental Health Care

By Moryt Milo  Momentum for Health, one of the largest nonprofit agencies in Santa Clara County, helps youth and adults diagnosed with mental health disorders. The nonprofit focuses on the whole person by recognizing that successful treatment requires viewing the individual’s health through a 360-degree lens.  CEO and president David Mineta said Momentum’s goal is…

CARE Court: A New Dawn in Mental Health Treatment

By Moryt Milo It’s a rare moment when a proposed law reshaping the mental health landscape receives unprecedented support. It’s even more stunning when it’s enacted within eight months. This is what occurred after Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out his CARE Court proposal. On Sept. 14, 2022, Gov. Newsom signed the Community Assistance, Recovery and…