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November 2016

Next MeetingCOMIO's next meeting will include an Issue-Specific Workshop on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM and a full Council Meeting on Thursday, February 2, from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Both meetings will be held at the following location: Board of Parole Hearing Executive Board Room 1515 K Street, 5th Floor, Suite 550 Sacramento, CA 95814 For the full list of COMIO Meetings for 2017 please click here.

AnnouncementsIN THE NEWS:
Health Care for the Justice-Involved Addressed in News Article from RAND
Please see this editorial in the San Francisco Chronicle about the need to support health care for the justice-involved returning to communities which reflects much of what COMIO has been advocating for this year and specifically relates to three of our key recommendations: Support aggressive Medi-Cal enrollment strategies in jails, using assessment and screening tool to identify high need/ high risk populations like those with co-occurring behavioral health issues. Support fu…