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Reader Input: Mental health woes common
Tuesday May 05 2015
In response to Carol Wallgren, “Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided,” (Reader Input, April 28), Carol tells us “Everyone has a mental as well as a physical h ...
Reader Input: Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided
Tuesday Apr 28 2015
Deanna Stilwell’s (LCSW) thoughtful letter on Sunday, April 19, was “right on” when she mentioned the “huge stigma” about getting mental health treatm ...
Reader Input: Mental health on our minds
Thursday Apr 02 2015
The tragedy of 150 persons lost on a German airliner last week and evidence pointing to a deliberate act by the co-pilot should spark a new interest and discussion about mental hea ...
Reader Input: Vets don’t need drug therapy
Friday Jan 09 2015
Anyone can see that Carol Wallgren’s heart is in the right place (“Make mental health a priority,” Reader Input, Jan. 8), and she has genuine concerns about retur ...
Reader Input: Make mental health a priority
Thursday Jan 08 2015
Good news for health in 2015: Mental health workers at Kaiser are going on strike to protest inadequate staffing. Kaiser just paid a $4 million fine for poor service at its mental ...
State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case
Sunday Dec 14 2014
A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...
Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest
Wednesday Aug 27 2014
Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...
Reader Input: Let’s find ways to end the stigma
Thursday Aug 14 2014
The silver lining to the tragic death of Robin Williams could be that his star power draws a lot of media attention and shines a light on his struggles with substance abuse and a m ...
Reader Input: Time to advocate for mental health
Tuesday Jun 03 2014
Patrick Kennedy, former congressman, nephew of President John F. Kennedy and son of Sen. Edward Kennedy, admits to being co-occurring and suffers from both a mental health challeng ...
State may require teachers, administrators to receive mental health training
Friday Jul 19 2013
A group of 35 school officials and mental health professionals agrees that with more training, educators could help students and save lives by spotting psychological problems early ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auto break-in prevention; construction costing businesses?; teachers taking mental health training and appealing a conviction
Monday Jul 15 2013
Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...
“Beyond Bars” substance-abuse program in spotlight
Thursday Jun 20 2013
Placer County’s “Beyond Bars” substance-abuse treatment program will be the focus Monday in Auburn of an overview by one of the state’s leading drug ...
Mental health forum debates Laura’s Law
Friday Apr 05 2013
About 30 people assembled in the Placer County Library in Auburn on Thursday to debate legalizing court-ordered treatment for people with serious mental illnesses. Kicking off a f ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: Burglary in Downtown Auburn; WWII vets share their stories; panel discussion about mental health and Del Oro’s Model Coach
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...
Reader Input: Mental health program excels
Friday Mar 29 2013
The Auburn Journal recently ran a wonderful front-page headline article on mental health and an upcoming workshop on the subject (“Area mental health services wrestle with gr ...
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