Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Threaten Statewide StrikeThe 4,000 members of the NUHW could walk out as early as June if they are unable to reach a contract agreement with Kaiser, union leaders said.
Fremont Teacher's Post-It Note Board Prompts Students To Open Up About Mental HealthA teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Fremont is encouraging students to reveal their own struggles through a simple exercise.
Pinole Police Department Makes Mental Health App Available To OfficersPinole Police Chief Neil Gang has announced plans to provide an app providing mental health resources via smartphone to his officers.
Thera: New Virtual Reality Treatment Helps Kids Grappling With Mental IllnessThera is a new online virtual reality treatment is proving beneficial for kids grappling with mental illness.
Meet Grace Avalon, Author of 'Thank God I'm Crazy'Author Grace Avalon shares her personal story and her new book, 'Thank God I'm Crazy, My Journey To Sanity' with Bay Area Focus.
Benioffs Donate $15 Million To Children's Hospital OaklandTech firm founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne have given a $15 million gift to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland to address a shortage in mental health services for children in the East Bay.
Kaiser Strike Expands: Picket Lines At 7 Bay Area LocationsKaiser Permanente mental health clinicians expanded their picket lines Wednesday, the third day of their five-day strike for more staffing and services for mental health services.
Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Workers Walk Off The JobThousands of mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente offices across the state walked off the job Monday -- the first day of a week-long strike over staffing levels and pay.
Thousands Of Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians To Go On 5-Day StrikeThousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians across California will walk off the job during a five-day strike starting Monday, calling for the HMO to increase staffing and resources for mental health services.
Chief Prison Psychiatrist Says CA Gave Inaccurate Data For Inmate Mental CareThe chief psychiatrist for California's prison system is alleging that state officials provided inaccurate or misleading information to a federal judge and inmates' attorneys, giving the false impression that the system is properly caring for mentally ill inmates.
TeenzTalk Helps Teenagers Share Mental Health ResourcesOne in five teenagers live with a mental health condition. After Nadia Ghaffari stepped in to help a friend in crisis, she set out to help all teenagers with resources and support.
Elementary School Opens Meditation Room To 'Replace Behaviors'"It's not punishing students; it's helping them to replace behaviors they don't want to have as a response to certain situations."
Alzheimer's Experts Call for Better Dementia DetectionToo few people with signs of mental decline are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer's disease experts.
Study: Child Behavioral Issues Linked To Parents With Childhood TraumaA new study has found a link between the stressful childhoods some parents had and the behavioral issues their own children developed.
Bay Area Woman Pays Forward The Mentoring She Once ReceivedA Bay Area woman who persevered through troubling times as a student is now working to encourage and train young Latinos to become active in mental health care outreach, giving back to the community in which she grew up.