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.
San Jose Social Worker Honored For Decades Of ServiceA woman who has dedicated her life to helping mental health patients with their ongoing needs has been honored by Santa Clara County.
Homes Providing Care For Mentally Ill In San Francisco At Risk Of ClosingA San Francisco program that helps the severely mentally ill stay off the street by housing them in small group homes is quietly disappearing, taking away a vital safety net that no one seems to be trying to save.
Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent Since 2013, Study FindsBlue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), who insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016.
Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
UC Berkeley Study Looks At California Prison Guards Stunning Suicide RateCorrectional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.