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Suicide rising across the United States

Suicide rising across the United States

    By Michael Hernandez  Both the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Statistics for (2019) and the Vital signs report released from the Center for Disease Control (June, 2018) show that suicide is rising across the United States prior to COVID-19 with no one knowing what the suicide rates have become during this pandemic outbreak. […]

Mental Health in America Report shows youth mental health worsening

Mental Health in America Report shows youth mental health worsening

By Michael Hernandez  A 2020 Mental Health in America Report shows that youth mental health is worsening. This trend over time was in place even before COVID-19.   Thousand Oaks licensed psychologist Dr. Shannae Anderson is now sounding the alarm:  “We are just at the tip of the iceberg…we have a mental health epidemic.  What we […]

Conejo Valley School Board hears about 12th grade grad options, grading and distance learning

Conejo Valley School Board hears about 12th grade grad options, grading and distance learning

By Michael Hernandez  THOUSAND OAKS—“My main focus has been working with our 12th graders regarding senior graduation,” said Conejo Valley Unified School District Supt. Mark McLaughlin.  “I have had 500 responses concerning graduation as of April 15th.  The ideas include: Postpone the date (most popular); Virtual graduation: Video or live stream; Car Parade Drive; Senior […]

With Tongue in Cheek | When being Self Quarantined leads to madness

With Tongue in Cheek | When being Self Quarantined leads to madness

  By Richard Eber Staying in virtual isolation during the Corona Virus pandemic, much of my time has been spent dealing with “I wish I had a river, I could skate away on” moments. Despite watching news reports 24/7, there is little to be done other than hanging out trying to stay entertained and driving […]

7 Ways to Stay Sane While Social Distancing

7 Ways to Stay Sane While Social Distancing

BY MICHAEL COURTER Nothing in our lifetimes has brought about such a sudden and drastic change as the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, commonly known as novel coronavirus. All at once we have been asked to stop unnecessary travel, limit social contact, end all large group activities, and even just stay put at home and only […]

LA County Mental Health Teams Meeting Wed 9/25 at 11 AM Inglewood PD | Laying the ground work for confiscation?

LA County Mental Health Teams Meeting Wed 9/25 at 11 AM Inglewood PD | Laying the ground work for confiscation?

Below is an invitation from the LA County Mental Health Teams. Superior Court Judge Robert S Harrison (Dept.95) will be the guest speaker. He will be discussingmental health and firearms prohibitions.   Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

County hosts community stakeholders meeting on mental health

County hosts community stakeholders meeting on mental health

SANTA PAULA, Calif. – On Thursday, August 29, the Ventura County Behavioral Health Department hosted a meeting at the Behavioral Health offices in Santa Paula with local area community stakeholders regarding accessibility to services for the Latino community. More than 60 individuals attended representing the County, the League of United Latin American Citizens, Santa Paula […]

California Counties Encouraged to Apply for Mental Health Wellness Grants

California Counties Encouraged to Apply for Mental Health Wellness Grants

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced today the availability of $27.3 million in mental health wellness grants for children and youth. This competitive grant program funds facility acquisition, construction and/or renovation, equipment acquisition, and applicable program startup or expansion costs for crisis residential treatment facilities, crisis stabilization facilities, mobile crisis support teams, and […]

NAMI Walks | Ventura County Walk for Mental Illness Awareness – Saturday, Oct 13, San Buenaventura State Beach

NAMI Walks | Ventura County Walk for Mental Illness Awareness – Saturday, Oct 13, San Buenaventura State Beach

For more information visit: www.Namiwalks.org/venturacounty Or contact: Roberta Griego, [email protected] (805) 641-2426 Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Laura’s Law, 5150 and Mental Health

Laura’s Law, 5150 and Mental Health

By Lori Denman Ventura County is using multiple tactics to help those with mental health issues. Laura’s Law assists persons with a severe mental illness. So does a 5150 hold. What are they and what’s the difference between the two? Citizens Journal  met with Ventura County Behavioral Health Adult Division Chief John Schipper, PhD. The following […]

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