• Subscribe to the AG's RSS Feed
  • Join the AG's FaceBook
  • Follow the AG on Twitter
  • View the AG's YouTube Channel

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Names Dr. Victor G. Carrion to Mental Health Commission

Friday, April 22, 2011
Contact: (415) 703-5837, agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

SACRAMENTO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the appointment of Dr. Victor G. Carrion to the state Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.

Dr. Carrion completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in child psychiatry and research at Stanford University. He is now an associate professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and director of the Stanford Early Life Stress Research Program. He is also a faculty member at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford and associate editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Dr. Carrion has received awards from the National Institute of Mental Health, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Association for Research in Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders.

The commission advises the governor and the state Legislature on mental health policy and oversees implementation of the Mental Health Services Act, which includes prevention & early intervention programs, the Children’s Mental Health Services Act, and the Adults and Older Adults Systems of Care Act.

Dr. Carrion replaces Don Pressley, a deputy attorney general, who resigned from the commission in February.

# # #

Press Office Contacts

Email: agpressoffice@doj.ca.gov

Phone Number: (415) 703-5837


Megan's Law

California Registered Sex Offender Database

Search Now

Site Navigation

Translate Website

  • Google™ Translation Disclaimer

This Google™ translation feature is provided for informational purposes only.

The Office of the Attorney General is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool.

Please consult with a translator for accuracy if you are relying on the translation or are using this site for official business.

If you have any questions please contact:Bilingual Services Program at (916) 324-5482

A copy of this disclaimer can also be found on our Disclaimer page.

Select a Language Below / Seleccione el Idioma Abajo

Close this box or use the [ X ]