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Month: January 2023

California Health & Human Services Agency Releases Youth at the Center Report to Shape Transformation of California’s Behavioral Health Ecosystem

SACRAMENTO – The California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) and the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI) today announced the release of the Youth at the Center Report, which highlights what children, youth, families, and community members across California want in a reimagined behavioral health ecosystem. The report, which is a result of …

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Deadline to Sign the State’s First-Ever Data Sharing Agreement Is January 31, 2023 — Kicking Off the Next Phase of Implementation for the Data Exchange Framework

Many healthcare entities are required by law to sign the CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) by January 31, 2023 and to begin sharing data by January 31, 2024—part of an ongoing CalHHS initiative to create new connections and efficiencies between health and social services providers, promote health equity, and improve whole-person …

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Joint Statement from California Health & Human Services Agency Leaders on 50th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision

Joint Statement from California Health and Human Services Agency Leaders on 50th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision Joint statement from CalHHS Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, California Surgeon General Dr. Diana Ramos, Department of Health Care Services Director Michelle Baass, Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás Aragón, Department …

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CalHHS Office of Youth and Community Restoration and Vera Institute of Justice Launch Partnership

MEDIA CONTACT FOR OYCR: Amy Clark aclark@wearerally.com 206.240.3284 MEDIA CONTACT FOR VERA: Déja Stewart dstewart@vera.org Competitive process opens today for first-of-its-kind initiative to end girls’ incarceration. The initiative aims for comprehensive system change efforts, led by county probation departments and community organizations. SACRAMENTO – The Office of Youth and Community Restoration (OYCR) of the California …

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Statement from California Health & Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly on the Proposed 2023-2024 State Budget

“The Governor’s proposed budget continues to advance the health and well-being of all Californians and maintains critical investments made in recent years to support the state’s most vulnerable communities, while delivering on our vision of a Healthy California for All. This includes unprecedented investments in the last two budgets to advance health care and prescription …

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California Health & Human Services Agency Releases Progress Report Highlighting First 18 Months of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative

CYBHI Launched  as a 5-Year, $4.7 Billion Initiative; Key Component to Governor Gavin Newsom’s “Master Plan for Kids” SACRAMENTO – The California Health & Human Services Agency, along with its departments and offices, is proud to share the January 2023 Progress Report  of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI), a $4.7 billion, five-year …

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CalHHS Emergency Resource Guide

Please be sure to follow evacuation orders from law enforcement. For life-threatening emergencies, please immediately call 911. View the Emergency Resource Guide in Spanish. CALL TO ACTION In an emergency, we all have a responsibility to check on our family, friends, and neighbors, especially older individuals, those with disabilities, and our children. Please take a moment to check-in …

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