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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04/09/2024
These professionals provide essential services, but their pay and working conditions do not reflect their value, and their health suffers.

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03/10/2024
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For more than four decades, YoloCares has helped families navigate life’s final stages.

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02/27/2024
The monthly rate of antidepressants being dispensed to young people increased about 64% more quickly during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics.

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02/26/2024
Health providers and addiction experts warn the funding structure is unstable for a California initiative that steers patients with substance use disorder into long-term treatment.

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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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01/23/2024
Free and donation-based mantra meditation and kirtan classes bring together and uplift community members in Davis and Woodland.

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

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01/22/2024
Health 34, a new non-emergency service, is dedicated to reducing crises by providing mental health services and access to basic necessities. The program is available every day and hour of the year.

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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‚ÄĒwho from toddler age has been a permanent legal resident of California‚ÄĒhas 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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12/07/2023
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The Dirt interviewed Debra Chapman and Elisa Stone to learn about the services and support offered by YoloCares to comfort those who are grieving.

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11/29/2023
In Sacramento County, a new initiative is underway to make the area ‚Äúfriendlier‚ÄĚ 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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