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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

Health Care

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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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Drunkorexia A Common Problem For College Students

August 29, 2016

A prevalent trend in colleges is starving oneself to compensate calorie intake from alcohol. With us Monday are Jennifer Lombardi from the Eating Recovery Center and Rebecca Thompson from Sacramento State to talk about drunkorexia.

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Arts and Lifestyle

Illustrated Stories Of Mental Illness In New Art Exhibit

August 6, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

Sacramento County artists and people with mental illness are collaborating on a new exhibit this month. The exhibit opens August 6 in Elk Grove.

Sacramento Threat Assessment Unit — Monitoring Dangerous People To Prevent Mass Shootings

June 13, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

After the nightclub shooting in Orlando that left 49 dead, many people are asking if law enforcement is keeping track of potentially dangerous people in Sacramento. The answer is yes, but there are limitations.

American River College Hosts Events For Mental Health Awareness Week

May 2, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

American River College will host a series of events this week to increase awareness about mental illness.

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