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South LA Beauty Shops Become a Safe Haven for Reducing Depression for African American Women
June 20, 2019
Depression affects more than 12 million women in the United States annually, according to Mental Health America; and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, African American women are at the highest risk for experiencing major depression. ... read more »
Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds
June 20, 2019
  A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed the man and critically wounded the man’s parents, ... read more »
L.A. County Officials OK Juvenile Hall CCTV, Study Long-Term Fixes
June 13, 2019
The cameras are a shorter term practical solution to safety concerns raised by juveniles and probation officers. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window-Suicide Should Not Be The Answer
September 14, 2018
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, close to 1 million adults report attempting to commit suicide and 800,000 people die due to suicide every year worldwide. It has also been reported that calls to suicide prevention hotlines have doubled since 2014.  Why is this?  The answer to this question is complex.  There is no one answer. ... read more »
Author and Coach: ‘Happiness is a Lifestyle’
June 21, 2018
“Happiness is a lifestyle, not a destination,” says Leslie Pogue, founder of thehabitofhappy.com, a company dedicated to helping individuals reach higher levels of potential. Pogue recently hosted a live event here in the Southland, (North Hollywood specifically), during which attendees participated in an open discussion about the effects of antidepressants. ... read more »
‘Sober Eyes’- A book of Poems by Jordan Gibbs
November 9, 2017
Even though the poems are raw, often redundant and repetitious, they helped him along his long and difficult road to sobriety. ... read more »
The Topic of Mental Health Cannot Be Tabled
May 31, 2017
According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being ... read more »
(Part 4) Jackie Lacey speaks on Ezell Ford decision
March 21, 2017
"Once there's a struggle for the gun, that really changes things," -DA Jackie Lacey ... read more / watch video »
Dawnn Lewis Highlights The Reality of Mental Illness in ‘The Marriage’ 
October 12, 2016
Depicting the ups and downs of mental illness across generational lines is seldom addressed in African-American homes, much less live theatre. Recently, spectators and friends gathered in numbers to attend the NACCP Award Winning stage play: The Marriage, starring A Different World actress Dawnn Lewis. Held at the West Angeles Performing Arts Theatre, the play sought to shed light on how mental illness impacts families and their loved ones, and the importance of seeking professional help to break the cycle. ... read more »
Clinton Rolls Out Mental Health Plan
September 7, 2016
About 18 percent of adults in the country experienced an anxiety disorder such as posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias ... read more »
AG Harris Launches Criminal Investigation into Sheriff’s Department for Mitrice Richardson Case
March 9, 2016
Last week, California Attorney General Kamala Harris launched a criminal investigation into the sheriff’s department for the death of Mitrice Richardson, whose body was found 11 months after being released from an L.A. County jail in 2010. The decision came three months after Harris initially decided no such investigation was necessary. Representatives from the AG’s office declined to give a reason for the change. ... read more »
City, State Lawmakers Formulate Plan to Address Los Angeles’ Homeless
January 6, 2016
State lawmakers joined local officials in Los Angeles' Skid Row district on Monday to announce a proposal to issue $2 billion in bonds to help build housing for people who are chronically homeless due to mental illness. ... read more »
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