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California Health Report: Researchers Find Stark Disparities in Senior Mental Health Care Across Counties

California Health Report featured a new study from the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research about California’s public mental health services for older adults. 

Monday, January 29, 2018

California is not adequately serving the needs of seniors with serious mental illnesses, according to a new study  and documents released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Services vary widely from county to county, the state lacks sufficient data to determine the demographics of the people served, and racial and cultural barriers are preventing people from getting needed services, the study said.

Read more from the California Health Report.