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The Nile Sisters Development Initiative launched its MIND effort to unite community and government stakeholders to better serve the behavioral health needs among the city’s refugees.
More than 80 mental health programs are the current recipients of the funds.
Activists say the money spent on construction and operation should instead go to mental health programs in the community.
According to the complaint, the deputies told men assigned to the same cell as Clifton Donald Harris that they would get better accommodations at the jail if they attacked him.
“You can throw people in safety cells and take away their clothes, but it’s not treatment and it’s cruel,” says Aaron Fischer of Disability Rights California, an advocacy group that inspects detention centers.
President Donald Trump’s behavior over North Korea and Charlottesville have even his allies talking about his mental health.
Glendale Unified’s policy takes on a three-pronged approach that includes a training video developed by the district’s mental-health services team, a booklet with suicide-prevention guidelines and procedures for secondary schools and a requirement to create crisis teams at each school site.
When a person is having a mental health crisis but hasn’t committed a crime and isn’t suicidal there are few good options on where to take them.
Its more common for those who receive their first prescription for back pain or “other ill-defined conditions” to go on to use painkillers for six months or more, according to new research. Meanwhile, Sacramento and Orange counties respond to the drug crisis. And Capital Public Radio looks at telemedicine as a potential treatment tool.
President Donald Trump is expected to issue a regulation allowing employers with religious objections to omit coverage for contraception from their workers’ insurance plans. In other Trump administration news: the Department of Health and Human Services names 14 people to its mental health panel; the cancellation of several payment reforms is complicating efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to promote value-based care; and the National Parks Service lifts a ban on selling plastic water bottles in the parks.