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Known Supporters of Assited Outpatient Treatment

Laura’s Law has extensive support from law enforcement, medical personnel, families of the mentally ill, editorial boards, people with mental illness and fiscal watchdogs.
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 LAW ENFORCEMENT
California Peace Officers' Association
California State Sheriffs' Association
County of Ventura, District Attorney
Irvine Police Association
LA County Police Chief's Association
Marin County Sheriff's Office
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Yolo County Sheriff's Department
Oxnard Peace Officers' Association
Oxnard Police Department Community Police Advisory Board
Baldwin Park Police Department
El Monte Police Department
Fontana Police Department
Fresno Police Department
La Habra Police Department
Long Beach Police Department
Monrovia Police Department
Napa Police Department
Pasadena Police Department
Pleasanton Police Department
Ridgecrest Police Department
Selma Police Department
Suisun City Police Department

MEDICAL COMMUNITY
California Psychiatric Association
California Medical Association
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Union of American Physicians and Dentists

EDITORIAL BOARDS
Los Angeles Times (Pulitzer Prize)
San Francisco Chronicle
Sacramento Bee
San Jose Mercury News
Oakland Tribune
Fresno Bee
San Diego Tribune
Desert Sun
Pasadena Star-News
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Ventura Star
Times-Herald

CHURCHES
St. Clare's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Parish Day School
The Diocese of Los Angeles
Trinity Church

MUNICIPAL/AGENCIES
City of Richmond
Mayor of San Francisco
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (in concept)
Nevada County Board of Supervisors
Nevada County Health Care Agency
Ventura County Health Care Agency
Ventura County Mental Health Board

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATOINS
Cascade Shores Women's Club, Nevada City
Older Women's League of California

STATE ORGANIZATIONS
ACLU Members for LPS Reform
SPAN-California (Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network)

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
National Sheriffs Association
National Crime Prevention Council
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
American Psychiatric Nurses Assoc.
Treatment Advocacy Center
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Mental Illness Policy Org.

RESEARCH AND RELATED ORGANIZATIONS
Stanley Foundation Research Programs
Silver Ribbon Campaign for the Brain

COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS
The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation

MISCELLANEOUS MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS
Get Involved for Mental Health
Mental Health Association (MHA) in Santa Barbara

CONSUMER AND FAMILY ADOVOCACY GROUPS
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, California (NAMI-CA)
NAMI California Consumer Council
NAMI California Veterans Committee
California Clients for LPS Reform
California NAMI Affiliates:
Asian Families
San Gabriel Valley
Butte County
Central San Fernando Valley
Contra Costa
East San Gabriel Valley
Inland Empire North
Glendale County
Lake County
Long Beach Area
Los Angeles County Coordinating Council
Los Angeles - South Central Chapter
Marin County
Mt. San Jacinto
Nevada County
North Coastal San Diego County
Northern Santa Barbara County
Orange County
Pomona Valley
Sacramento
San Diego County
San Gabriel Valley
San Luis Obispo County
San Mateo County
Shasta County
Southern Santa Barbara County
Tuolumne County
Ventura County
Whittier

  • 1,015 Individuals wrote letters of support.

  • A study in NYS found AOT is supported by over 81% of consumers  in the program.

 

Source: California Treatment Advocacy Coalition. Prepared by Mental Illness Policy Org http://lauras-law.org


 


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