Stories related to: mental health
August 15, 2018 | Sammy Caiola
There’s a push to revamp California’s mental health service network using smartphone apps and online therapy, but some advocates say it’s a questionable use of taxpayer dollars.
April 24, 2018 | Jen Picard
Dr. Kristee Haggins is an African-centered psychologist and has ideas on how specialized mental health care could benefit black communities affected by violence.
Why Stephon Clark's Death Is Having Serious Mental Health Impacts — Especially On His Brother Ste’Vante
April 10, 2018 | Sammy Caiola
In Sacramento’s communities of color, many residents are already experiencing the daily stress of poverty, hunger and violence. Mental health experts say this combined with acute trauma, such as the Clark shooting, can spur a psychological crisis.
February 16, 2018 | Sammy Caiola
A new study from UC San Francisco shows that, if current trends continue, there will be 41 percent fewer psychiatrists than needed in California by 2028.
January 9, 2018 | Steve Milne
Nearly two months after Sacramento City Council members approved an ordinance cracking down on aggressive panhandling, the Davis City Council tonight will consider a similar proposal.
November 15, 2017 | Steve Milne
Sacramento Police will soon be citing aggressive panhandlers with infractions and possibly misdemeanor charges. Sacramento City Council members have approved a new ordinance cracking down on panhandlers who intimidate people.
October 6, 2017 | Sammy Caiola
Stories of addiction, trauma and depression served as the inspiration for 28 new art pieces.
September 29, 2017 | Sammy Caiola
A new program at Sacramento’s Mexican Consulate aims to provide mental health check-ups to visitors while they’re waiting for government services.
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.