Behavioral health matters because it covers a variety of issues. Depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental illnesses affect a fair amount of people. It is important that those suffering do not feel like there is something wrong with getting help.
California should help increase access to care for those with mental health and substance use challenges by funding clinics and encouraging coverage in private insurance plans. Help especially for veterans is important.
California can do a lot to destigmatize behavioral health conditions through advertising and outreach.
Yes I will commit to embracing behavioral health.