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Mental Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Four locals poised to run for La Cañada school board

    The La Cañada school board race is quickly taking shape as four candidates have so far said they will run for one of three open seats in the November election. Two candidates are under the age of 30: Joe Layton, who ran for a seat on the La Cañada...
  • Mental illness in America

    President Obama recently spoke at a White House conference on mental health. Well, it's about time. Every time I hear about a mass shooting -- just like the one this past weekend in Santa Monica, Calif. -- I immediately brace for the news that the...
  • Prescription drug abuse an American epidemic

    Women, we have a problem. According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control, American women are dying from drug overdoses and the misuse of drugs at an alarming rate. As a former judge who presided over a drug court, I have seen firsthand...
  • What happened at Crownsville was a disgrace, but dredging up the past won't solve today's problems

     What happened at Crownsville was a disgrace, but dredging up the past won't solve today's problems
    I have been a life-long student of history, but there's something about the sudden recognition that injustices occurred at the now-defunct mental health hospital in Crownsville that is disturbing ("State pledges to examine patient treatment history at...
  • Liar liar, officepants on fire

    Liar liar, officepants on fire
    That's a good point! (No it isn't.) I'd be happy to join the team! (I'd rather be eaten by wart hogs.) Your cake is delicious! (Thanks for the food poisoning, Julia Child.) These are but a few examples of the lies we tell at work. Most aren't...
  • Calif. attorney general recognizes Burbank police for addressing mental health calls

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Thursday honored the Burbank Police Department’s mental health evaluation team, calling the program a “smart” model that has helped free up resources within the city and countywide. Burbank was...
  • 'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen

    'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen
    The vigil for Diamond Williams, the 16-year-old whom everyone called an angel, began with Pastor Michael Trotter Jr. instructing everyone to hug the person next to them, stranger or friend. "You don't know what they're going through," Trotter said as...
  • You can buy insurance on your college-bound child

    You can buy peace-of-mind insurance for just about anything these days, from appliances and electronics to cruises and plane tickets. Yes, there's even a policy to protect your rather substantial investment in the 18-year-old who will be strolling onto a...
  • Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process

    Amanda Bynes' parents reportedly start conservatorship process
    Amanda Bynes' parents have begun the process of obtaining a temporary conservatorship over their daughter's affairs, according to reports out Thursday. Court papers were filed by Lynn and Rick Bynes on Thursday, TMZ said, and a hearing was set for...
  • Study: Depression can 'rub off'

    Study: Depression can 'rub off'
    SOUTH BEND - Gerald Haeffel's latest study created quite a splash when it was published in Clinical Psychological Science this spring, but the associate professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame actually confirmed something many people had...
  • Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies

    Perinatal hospices help mothers cope with the impending deaths of their babies
    Jenny Mohler lay on an examining bed holding her pregnant belly at Sinai Hospital in Northwest Baltimore. Sonogram pictures hung from a machine in the right corner of the room. She was nervous, unable to block a feeling of uneasiness as she waited for a...