Sacramento County Local News: Crisis & Personal Support


All Local Crisis & Personal Support News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/15/2024
The Table, an empowerment center for survivors of human trafficking and those at risk of exploitation, opened Jan 31 in downtown Sacramento.

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02/06/2024
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass hosted Black mayors from around the country, taking them on a tour of the Hilda L. Solis Care First Village. The development offers wraparound mental health care and social services.

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02/04/2024
Black women have to confront race and gender discrimination in almost every facet of life—and it’s taking a toll on their mental health.

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02/02/2024
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Facing eviction after 30 years, Mike Balog says moving out would mean losing his community and part of his identity.

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01/31/2024
Gov. Gavin Newsom crafted the measure to reform California’s mental health system, including a $6.4-billion bond for new facilities.

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01/29/2024
A pending bill would extend the so-called 5150 confinement authority to county-designated psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and clinical counselors.

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01/28/2024
The March ballot measure would raise billions for mental health care, but some clinics fear it would strip them of revenue they need for services they provide today.

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01/25/2024
A summit on human trafficking awareness hosted by Project Take at Cal Expo showcased three survivors of human trafficking who shared their experiences with roughly 100 people, many of whom were women and teenagers.

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01/23/2024
In the year and a half since its launch, 988—the country’s easy-to-remember suicide and crisis hotline—has received about 8.1 million calls, texts, and chats. Curiosity is growing about the people taking those calls.

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01/19/2024
At the Pacific Neuroscience Institute in Santa Monica, scientists are eager to explore whether a psychedelic chemical found in a toad could help people with depression. But research has been put on hold by the state.

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01/04/2024
San Diego Unified School District has received more than $700 million in federal and state relief funds since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with these funds ending, some schools could be facing serious deficits.

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01/03/2024
County leaders in San Diego are gearing up for a March bond measure that could help provide more behavioral health beds. More beds are needed for areas like mental health and detox.

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01/01/2024
A new 24/7 mobile team at UC Davis is working to prevent crises before they happen, answering calls every day from students experiencing overwhelming stress and food and housing insecurity.

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12/21/2023
The 33-year old Mexican-born man—who from toddler age has been a permanent legal resident of California—has reported abuse, unsanitary conditions and threats of force-feeding before his release from immigration detention in April.

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12/19/2023
Federal funding for domestic violence shelters and housing programs is declining. Advocates want the state to step in, but with a record projected deficit new spending is unlikely.

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11/29/2023
In Sacramento County, a new initiative is underway to make the area “friendlier” for people who have dementia and attempt to lower rates of the disease in the first place. Officials want more businesses to be able to see the signs, and for families to have more clarity on local resources.

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11/16/2023
Local barbers and the Greater Sacramento Urban League partner on a mental health program for Black men.

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11/14/2023
Workers are in the final stages of a long, $217 million project: Install a protective barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. Roughly 2,000 people have died by suicide jumping from the bridge since it opened in 1937.

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11/08/2023
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The number of deaths due to opioid related overdoses has steadily increased in Sacramento County, with 215 fatalities in 2022, state data show.

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11/08/2023
Five years ago, the Camp Fire disrupted lives, followed quickly by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving students in Paradise with few options to connect with others outside of the internet.
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