depression

Prescription can fight depression

I’d like to address the concerns one of your readers has concerning psychotropic drugs (“Psychiatry behind shooters,” Reader Input, Aug. 5).They’re certainl ...

Volunteer counselors help 'stressed-out? seniors

Since 1992 Placer County?s Senior Peer Counseling program has been offering free counseling to Placer County seniors. Trained volunteer counselors are available to provide support ...

Capitalism aids the wealthy

Unable to refute even a single one of my points, the empty-headed fringe right merely repeats its broken-record statement that in capitalism, ?thousands have gone from rags to rich ...

George Voyiatzes: A man for all Auburn’s seasons

George Voyiatzes’ death closes many chapters of living history the 96-year-old lifelong Auburn-area resident witnessed first-hand during an active and eventful life. Voyiatzes, ...

Republicans: Spending is the way out of depression

Will Republicans never learn? Instead of working to solve our problems Congressional Republicans want to return to their failed politics of belt tightening. They disregard the les ...

Auburn drowning victim a "hermit" who left death a mystery

By the look of things – after his body was recovered from the Wise Canal in North Auburn last week – the man with the scraggly, graying beard and the unkempt, long hair could h ...

How to beat Blue Monday

Dr. Cliff Arnall may have come up with an equation for calculating the most depressing day of the year, but here’s how to beat it. Weather: Overcast skies and shorter daytime ha ...

Drowned baby’s grandparents plead for post-partum depression instruction

The parents of a Granite Bay woman who drowned her newborn daughter in a sink pleaded with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for pre-natal education on post-partum depression. ...

Straight Talk: Helping at-risk friends choose life

Dear Straight Talk: After reading the column about how to help prevent suicide (July 16), I want to say that, over the years, I have attracted friends who were cutting, depressed, ...

Parents of young suicide victim reach out

Gail Beeman’s head is full of statistics. The number of suicides in Nevada County in the last 12 months — 24. The number of people in the greater Sacramento area who have died ...