Mental Health

Area mental health services wrestle with growing demand

    Demand for mental health care services is on the rise in and around Placer County, and providers are struggling to find new ways to meet it. Serving an estimated 2 ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Local reaction to new pope; state of the Auburn Fire Department; two die in vehicle wreck and ballerina brings home the gold

  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 ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Mental health at Sierra College; charter school series continues; drought and climate change conference and high school hoops playoffs

  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 ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Mental health in Auburn; Vandals strike in North Auburn; Police department to change staffing and high school playoff basketball

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’ ...

For teens, social circle weighs heavily on mental state

  One thing Hannah Olson’s father said he had been thankful for was that she had a friend who spoke up to get her the help she needed. In the days since 14-year-old Ha ...

Reader Input: Treat mental health issues

Are not the school massacres a symptom of untreated mental problems? With the cuts to social services, we can expect more deviant behavior from people with mental issues. There a ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...