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February 15, 2018

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim wants to expand The City’s Behavioral Health Court citywide to help residents who have mental illness or substance abuse problems get treatment.


“We cannot continue to use a system that isn’t working and where no one wins. … We actually took a huge step when we committed to re-envisioning a real solution instead of a new jail that simply takes taxpayer dollars and cycles people in and out,” Kim said in a statement.

By Janis Mara - Bay City News (February 14, 2018)

April 16, 2016

Citywide Case Management Celebrates 30 years

Click here for a blog compiled by Vice Chair for San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center James Dilley, MD.


David Fariello (center), division director Citywide Case Management Programs, fills plates of food for lunch while he works with Citywide Case Management Programs clients William Branson (arm at top) a, Winnie Law (right) and Jose Duran (left) who were volunteering that day to help make lunch in the kitchen at Citywide Case Management Programs on Monday, October 20, 2015 in San Francisco, Calif.
November 10, 2014

 

Laura’s Law: S.F. to let courts compel treatment for mentally ill

"San Francisco will become the fifth county in the state next week to implement Laura’s Law, the state measure that allows the courts to compel mentally ill people who have resisted care to get outpatient treatment.