Mental health

500 Firearms Seized From Fresno County Man Barred From Owning WeaponsState law enforcement officials seized more than 500 firearms Wednesday from a man barred from owning weapons for mental health reasons.
9th Circuit Court Of Appeals Addresses Issue Of Senility Among Federal Judges Appointed For LifeThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, has taken a pro-active approach to the problem of mental decline in judges who are appointed for life.
Your Cellphone May Be Hazardous To Your Child's Mental HealthIt seems we’re never without them these days. Cellphones call us, text us, email and entertain us. Now psychologists say parents and caregivers should put them down because cellphones may be hazardous to our children’s mental health.
Homelessness Costing Santa Clara County $520 Million A YearSanta Clara County's homeless situation is proving to be very expensive, costing the country more than half a billion dollars a year.
Tumblr #PostItForward Campaign Encourages Users To Open Up Without Fear Of BullyingTumblr has created a safe place for users to discuss their sexuality, mental health and self-esteem, without fear of getting bullied.
Stressed Out? These 3 Apps Can Help Calm NervesA growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.
Family Of 9-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Discovery Bay Makes First Comments About TragedyThe family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. Meanwhile, the family spoke publicly for the first time about the incident.
Obama Calls For End To Gay 'Conversion' Therapy For KidsPresident Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
Palo Alto Schools Hire 2 Mental Health Experts As Student Suicide Crisis ContinuesIt’s being called a crisis; and now the Palo Alto Unified School District has voted to hire two mental health specialists in the wake of continuing student suicides.
California Fails To Track $13 Billion In Mental Health Funds 10 Years After Voters Approved Tax MeasureState and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the related programs have helped people with mental illness as voters intended, a state watchdog commission reported Tuesday.
Palo Alto School Reports Another High School Student Suicide; 3rd In Last 4 MonthsPalo Alto school officials confirmed on Monday that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his home Saturday morning. He was the third student or recent graduate who has taken his own life in four months.
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Striking In 35 California CitiesAbout 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that's affecting patient care.
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