Q&A: Rep. Linda Ichiyama on women’s health care and ongoing pandemic response – State of Reform

Rep. Linda Ichiyama (D – Moanalua Valley) is the Chair of the Hawaii House Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Committee. She is also a co-convener of the bipartisan Women’s Legislative Caucus…

How reform to the Mental Health Act should balance people’s treatment with increased autonomy

Around the world, compulsory powers are used to detain and treat people deemed to have mental health problems. In the UK, most people experiencing such problems receive treatment voluntarily, in…

S.F. embraced plan to reform broken mental health care two years ago. Has it helped?

Every week, Annie Le, a nurse who runs San Francisco’s Dore Urgent Care Clinic, tries to help people in crisis. Some are hearing voices. Others are grappling with grief or…