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We support the Ventura County Medical Center as the essential element of the Ventura County Health Care Agency.
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Jan 10 2018 - 5:30pm
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OASIS

Death with Dignity - Who Decides?
Join the League for a discussion and Concurrence meeting on the pros and cons of the study done by the LWV of Utah on Death with Dignity at OASIS Healthlink Center. Our panelist will be David Pasinski & Stephanie Woodward.

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We are approaching the 77th anniversary of FDR’s Four Freedoms speech before Congress.  In addition to citing First Amendment rights, he advocated freedom from fear (of the violence and chaos of war) and from want—for everyone in the world.  It wa

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At the November Behavioral Health Board (BHB) meeting, Deputy Director Susan Holt gave the Department of Behavioral Health Update.  Two program reviews were included:   

LWV Take Action to Save Health Care

Action Alerts

The LWVUS is urging action to protect the Affordable Care Act. This week the Senate will vote on a tax bill that includes an amendment to eliminate a provision of the ACA which will effectively repeal the ACA. Call your Senator now!

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The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara supports comprehensive, flexible and effective mental health legislation and programs for adults and children needing preventive help, maintenance, treatment and rehabilitation.

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The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara supports a health care delivery system for all South Coast residents adequately financed by private or public funds.
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Prior to its October meeting the Behavioral Health Board (BHB) held a public hearing on the annual update to the Mental Health Services Act.  The Act imposes a 1% income tax on personal income in excess of $1 million to be used for mental health s

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The League of Women Voters of the Eden Area supports the availability of comprehensive behavioral health care, which includes both mental health and substance use disorder, for all residents of Alameda County regardless of their ability to pay for those services in order to foster the well-being of residents individually and the community in general.

The League believes that everyone should have access to health care, including care for mental illness and substance use disorders. 

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