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Stories related to: mental health

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Is Sacramento County's New Mental Health Treatment Approach Working?

August 30, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Last August, Sacramento County opened a “crisis residential” facility in Rio Linda. Now they’re planning to open two more.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Observes Mental Health Month With Living Well Expo To Soften Stigma

May 11, 2017 | Chris Remington

Ruben Lizarraga with the Stop Stigma Sacramento Speakers Series talks about Mental Health Month, a month dedicated to breaking the stigma that comes with the topic. She speaks with guest host Rob Stewart of KVIE.

Calif. Teachers To Get Training To Help Students With Mental Illness

March 27, 2017

According to the Centers For Disease Control, 20 percent of high schoolers have early stages of a mental illness and eight percent of high schoolers attempted suicide last year. Training is now coming to the Sacramento area to help those kids.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Binge Eating Is Now The Most Common Eating Disorder. One Woman Shares Her Story Overcoming It

March 15, 2017

The National Institute of Mental Health reported that binge eating disorder is now the most common type of eating disorder. Joining Insight to talk about the stigma behind the condition and her own personal story with it is Kara Richardson Whitely.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Mental Health And Higher Rent: An Untimely Combination For Students

February 16, 2017

How are students affording rent in California with a rising cost of living? The short answer is that they are not.

Depressed While Pregnant? A Confusing Decision, But Choosing Treatment Is Better Than Not

December 13, 2016 | Ali Budner

Depression during pregnancy is more common that most people think. For some women, it’s bad enough they may need medication. But what effect do antidepressants have on the fetus? That’s a question many are struggling with.

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Depression Awareness Goal Of Grass Valley Thanksgiving Run

November 22, 2016 | Steve Milne

Most Thanksgiving Day running events are fundraisers for food banks like Sacramento's Run to Feed The Hungry and Woodland's Running of the Turkeys. But there's one in Grass Valley to raise money for a different need - suicide prevention.

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