Coalition Announces Plan To Reduce San Francisco's Reliance On County JailA coalition of community groups in San Francisco called for a reduction in the reliance on county jails as city officials consider what to do about jails in the Hall of Justice that are seismically unsafe.
Mental Health Professionals Will Soon Respond To SFPD ConfrontationsMental health professionals will soon respond to the scene of police confrontations with people who might be mentally ill or under the influence.
Study: There's No Such Thing As Midlife Crisis, Older People Are HappiestResearchers found that people don't grow unhappy with age. In fact, they feel better.
FAA Rules Out Mandatory Psychological Testing For PilotsThe Federal Aviation Administration has ruled out requiring psychological testing for airline pilots.
Many California Community College Students Report Depression, AnxietyA new study of community college students in California and across the country found about half of students reported mental health issues.
Man With Mental Health Issues On Screaming Rampage Shatters Windows Of Richmond Post OfficeA man yelling and experiencing mental health issues broke into a post office in Richmond early Tuesday morning and vandalized it.
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.