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“Care First, Jails Last” for a Healthier, Safer Los Angeles County
April 9, 2020
Far too many people cycle in and out of jail instead of getting the support they need to lead healthy and productive lives ... read more »
Wesson Remains Thankful Despite Family’s Personal Heartbreak
November 28, 2019
L.A. Council President shares pain of son’s battle with homelessness and addiction. ... read more »
Dimas-Peinado and Wellnest Address Emotional Health Needs in South L.A.
November 21, 2019
The 95-year-old agency offers an array of mental health resources for children, young adults and families. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris Dawson Brings Healing Circles to South L.A.
October 10, 2019
The Community Safety Initiative delivers mental health services in the form of Healing Circles to residents across South L.A., in conjunction with existing summer programs like Summer Night Lights. ... read more »
Reentry and Opportunity Center Improves Outcomes for Probation Clients
July 4, 2019
Described as a one-stop shop, the facility houses community and county service providers to assist clients with a second chance to change the trajectory of their life. ... read more »
Black Youth Matter: A Message for Mental Health Month
May 23, 2019
With suicide rates on the rise among Black youth, the Congressional Black Caucus recently convened a long-overdue Task Force on Black Youth Suicide. It was sparked by the tragic loss of Mckenzie Adams, a nine-year old who died by suicide last year. ... read more »
Surgeon General Visits South L.A. School as Part of Statewide Listening Tour
May 9, 2019
California Surgeon General, Nadine Burke Harris visited Locke Early Education Center to help staff and students celebrate Dias de Los Ninos ... read more »
‘Black-ish’ Star Jenifer Lewis Shares Insight on Mental Illness at Local Event
January 24, 2019
Jenifer Lewis was on hand earlier this month at the California African American Museum, to lend knowledge and experience on the subject of Black mental health... ... read more »
New App Will Allow L.A. First Responders to `Get Help’ for Homeless
December 6, 2018
Get Help LA app will start in January, with the goal of eventually making it available to the general public. ... 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 »
Supervisor Hahn Seeks to Create Community-Based Mental Health Incubation Academy
May 31, 2018
Small non-profits will be trained in how to access public funding and contracting opportunities ... read more »
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