A place to go: New east Sacramento outpatient center allows students, workers to squeeze in therapy

A grand opening in east Sacramento last week provided Mayor-elect Darrell Steinberg the opportunity to weigh in on one of his favorite policy topics: mental health.

The Sutter Center for Psychiatry unveiled its new outpatient center on November 16, now relocated from a retail section of Howe Avenue to across the street from Sutter’s inpatient center on Folsom Boulevard. At nearly 10,000 square feet, the facility is almost double the size of the old center, offering children and adults access to individual, group and pet therapy, as well as classes, without hospitalization.

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