Experts Warn Of Urgent Need For Coronavirus Mental Health ResearchMental health and brain research must be a higher priority in the response to the coronavirus pandemic, scientists have said, warning that the crisis could have a "profound" and "pervasive impact" on global mental health now and in the future.
Therapist Recommends Creating A Routine, Exercising And Staying Connected With Loved Ones During IsolationMental health professionals recommend starting a routine to keep your mind and body in check during periods of self-isolation.
Governor Newsom Seeks To Expand Involuntary Psychiatric TreatmentGov. Gavin Newsom wants to make it easier for the government to force psychiatric treatment for people with mental illness and expand statewide a still-developing test program that allows officials to more easily take control over those deemed unable to care for themselves.
All The Lonely People: Why More Of Us Will Feel Disconnected Than Ever BeforeDespite popular belief, baby boomers between 55 and 75 aren't more lonely than prior generations, according to two new studies published Tuesday by the American Psychological Association.
California Launches Statewide Hotline Offering Free Emotional SupportThe peer-run "warm line" officially opened Monday. The toll-free line is staffed for most of the day, seven days a week.
Sacramento County Looking To Spend $126 Million In Surplus Money On Mental Health ServicesSacramento County is looking to spend millions of dollars in state money meant for mental health services.
Sacramento Police Take Special Care To Help People In CrisisThe Sacramento Police Department has a new approach to training its officers, and it is already making an impact.
Nearly 1 In 7 US Kids And Teens Have A Mental Health Condition -- Half Go Untreated, Study SaysHalf of children with a mental health condition in the United States go without treatment, according to a new study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Suicide Survivor Speaks To Jesuit Students About Mental Health AwarenessAs part of a social justice summit at Jesuit High School, staff held an assembly about mental health awareness and they hosted guest speaker Kevin Hines, a suicide survivor, and activist.
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Strike Over Staffing-Level ConcernsKaiser Permanente is the largest health care provider in California. But starting Monday, some 4,000 Kaiser mental health professionals across the state are going on strike.
Firefighters Given Help To Cope With Devastation Of Camp FireFirefighters are the heroes on the front lines of major fires. The job can affect a firefighter’s mental health.
Red Tape Blamed For Nearly $2 Billion In Unspent Mental Health FundsThe money is coming from Prop 63, a tax on high-income residents passed by voters more in 2004.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
Comedy Improv Class Provides Relief For Anxiety SufferersImprov for Anxiety is an eight-week course. Most of the participants struggle with social anxiety, an intense fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people.