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Take Action. Teach Action | NAMI CA

Advocacy Updates Become a NAMI Smarts Teacher NAMI California will conduct its first NAMI Smarts Teacher Training from July 27th – 29th at the Larkspur Landing Hotel in Sacramento, California. Training attendees will become empowered to teach and deliver the NAMI Smarts curriculum to Affiliates and the individuals and families they serve across the state. […]

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Why a Stanislaus County law enforcement officer might be an opioid user’s best friend | The Modesto Bee

More than 500 Narcan doses have been issued to Stanislaus County law enforcement by Aegis, the recipient of six of 19 California Department of Healthcare Services grants. Source: Why a Stanislaus County law enforcement officer might be an opioid user’s best friend | The Modesto Bee

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‘Loving Brown Babies’: How Black Families In Sacramento Talk To Their Kids About Violence – capradio.org

The new county-funded campaign aims to inspire hope and joy in African-American families. Parents say it’s an important assurance in light of the Stephon Clark shooting. Source: ‘Loving Brown Babies’: How Black Families In Sacramento Talk To Their Kids About Violence – capradio.org

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A Hospital’s Human Touch: Why Taking Care In Discharging A Patient Matters | California Healthline

Patients and caregivers often feel abandoned and lose trust in health care professionals when they sense a lack of caring during transitions. With it, they feel better able to handle concerns and a… Source: A Hospital’s Human Touch: Why Taking Care In Discharging A Patient Matters | California Healthline

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Insurers Fall Short In Catching And Reporting Medicaid Fraud, Inspectors Find | California Healthline

Medicaid has struggled for years with poor oversight and billions lost to improper payments. A new report finds that despite their fraud-fighting rhetoric, Medicaid managed-care companies are not a… Source: Insurers Fall Short In Catching And Reporting Medicaid Fraud, Inspectors Find | California Healthline

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Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll | California Healthline

As the number of people with Alzheimer’s climbs, so does the number of loved ones caring for them. The health of 16 million unpaid U.S. caregivers has become a focus for Alzheimer’s adv… Source: Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll | California Healthline

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Outrageous Or Overblown? HHS Announces Another Round Of ACA Navigator Funding Cuts | California Healthline

Advocates of the sweeping health law view this move by the Trump administration as its most recent act of sabotage. But not everyone views it as a mortal blow. Source: Outrageous Or Overblown? HHS Announces Another Round Of ACA Navigator Funding Cuts | California Healthline