National estimates show a third of older Americans living in nursing homes suffer from depression, and 60% don’t receive any visitors. But this week’s Jefferson Award winner has created a one-of-a-kind program to lift their spirits.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation known as Audrie’s Law reforming juvenile sex crime laws and named after 15-year-old sexual assault victim Audrie Pott, according to a state senator’s spokesman.
California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.
Following her father’s suicide last month, she’s shared a new picture of him and thanked supporters for their words of comfort
“Almost 40,000 people a year kill themselves in America,” Rollins notes. “In my opinion, that is 40,000 people who blew it.
The Marin County coroner’s office has identified the men who were found dead in two backyards in Mill Valley this week as Theodore Charles Rodden, 61, of Mill Valley and Andreas Kreiden, 41, of Calistoga.
The late actor and comedian Robin Williams has been cremated and his ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to a death certificate obtained by CBS News.
In the wake of actor Robin Williams untimely death, Dr. Alex Zaphiris, who specializes in treatment for addiction, examines how common addiction and depression are and what resources are available to treat these diseases.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
The family of actor and comedian Robin Williams says the funnyman was privately dealing with the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was “not yet ready to share publicly,” prior to his death from apparent hanging by suicide Monday.