Yolo 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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09/21/2023
Several anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are advertising abortion pill reversal. California Attorney General Rob Bonta calls the claims false advertising that mislead vulnerable patients.

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09/14/2023
California voters likely will see a mental health ballot measure on the March 2024 election. One would issue a $6 billion bond to create housing for people with mental illnesses.

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09/12/2023
Naloxone, a nasal spray that can reverse the adverse effects of opioids, became available in drug stores last week. The drug is sold under the brand names Narcan and RiVive and can be purchased over the counter.

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09/06/2023
Now community workers with the Neighborhood Wellness Foundation are testing out new approaches to lower drug-related deaths in the area.

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09/02/2023
Since the pandemic, Empower Yolo has successfully resumed its peer counselor training program, rebuilding and strengthening its network of volunteers.

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08/29/2023
Many farmworkers in Coachella Valley lack legal status as citizens and don't qualify for most federal and state disaster aid. Even a new $95 million storm assistance program for immigrants that Governor Gavin Newsom recently touted is out of reach because it pertains to the winter and spring storms and floods.

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08/15/2023
Gov. Gavin Newsom promised $95 million would help undocumented workers rebuild after winter storms and floods. Months later, $18 million is being doled out and there are translation issues with the state’s website.

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08/07/2023
How bad is California hunger? A lot depends on your access to food aid, which expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic but is being reduced.

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08/06/2023
The Biden administration’s app rule makes it harder for migrants to assert a right to asylum, advocates say. Lawsuits are sparking debate about immigration control, safety.

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08/01/2023
The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s 988 hotline marked its one-year milestone this month. Mental health experts say the three-digit number made help more accessible than before.

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07/30/2023
Some hospitals in Southern California have a nurse vacancy rate of 30 percent, stressing overworked staff and causing some to leave the industry earlier than they planned.

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07/26/2023
Despite efforts by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass to shelter more than 14,000 people this year, the city's homeless population keeps growing. That does not necessarily mean her signature program is failing. The larger question: How does California measure success?

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07/18/2023
Older adults make up the fastest-growing share of California’s homeless population. To meet their needs locally, Sacramento County opened Nottoli Place, a small shelter for adults ages 60 and up.

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07/06/2023
Today tribal leaders, local law enforcement and lawmakers gathered to learn how the a new tool—the Feather Alert—will work to help law enforcement quickly notify the public about missing Native Americans and enlist their aid.

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06/26/2023
The ACLU Foundation of Northern California launched the California Immigration Detention Database, a tool to track complaints filed by immigrants in California detention facilities to seek redress against inhumane conditions.

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01/05/2023
State Sen. Susan Talamantes Eggman of Stockton has been appointed chair of the state Senate's health committee. A licensed social worker, Eggman said she will make mental health care and homelessness front-burner issues.

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09/22/2022
With so many students requiring mental health support and school districts confronting mental health clinician shortages, local organizations are stepping up to bridge the gap for students of color.

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03/08/2022
Yolo County Superior Court Judge Tim Fall wrote a book about dealing with anxiety and depression. His reason for writing: “When it comes to public officials you just don’t hear of people who admit having some sort of mental health diagnosis.”