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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.

Courtesy of Michael Bratton II Turkey Trot

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.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Michael Bratton Turkey Trot Aims To Boost Suicide Awareness With Record Turnout

November 22, 2016

The Michael Bratton ll Annual Turkey Trot, which promotes suicide awareness, is aiming for a record turnout this year. Event founder Mike Bratton talks about the event's history and progress.

Illustration by Melody Stone / Capital Public Radio

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Intensive Mental Health Treatments: Options Of Last Resort

November 17, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

When therapy and drugs are unable to treat symptoms of severe depression and other mental health conditions, there are other options. Electroconvulsive therapy and other intensive therapies can be effective treatments of last resort.

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