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Study: Californians not getting proper mental health care
Sacramento Business Journal

Nearly 2 million adults in California — including more than 122,000 in the Sacramento region — need mental health treatment, but the majority receive inadequate services or none at all, despite a state law that requires health insurers to cover mental health care, a new study shows. One in 12 Californians reported symptoms consistent with severe psychological distress and experienced difficulty functioning at home or work, according to a report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy and Research.