Mental Health

Riverside County Settles On Inmate Health Care, Cost Unclear Riverside County will add staff and use telemedicine in its jails to settle a lawsuit that alleged inadequate medical and mental health care for inmates.
Man Reported As Burglary Suspect Talked Down From Venice RooftopA man who climbed rooftops and balconies at a Venice apartment complex surrendered following hours of negotiations, police said Monday.
Northern California Judge To Reconsider Release Of 'Pillowcase Rapist'Prosecutors are seeking to revoke the release of a serial rapist whose residence in a rural neighborhood has upset a remote Southern California desert community.
State Fails To Track Billions In Mental Health FundsThe Little Hoover Commission report is the latest review to find that the state has little evidence to show that $13 billion in Proposition 63 funds have been effectively spent.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
California Plans Death Row Mental Health Unit The planned construction responds to a judge's finding in December that mentally ill inmates on death row lack proper treatment.
Santa Barbara Sheriffs Say They Never Saw Menacing Videos Before RampageSheriff Bill Brown has defended the officers' actions, but the case highlights the challenges that police face in assessing the mental health of adults, particularly those with no history of violent breakdowns, institutionalizations or serious crimes.
Court-Order Mental Health Care OK In Orange County The so-called Laura's Law passed in 2002 but the state left it to individual counties to decide whether to adopt it.
‘Earthquake Nerves’ Could Impact Mental HealthThe 4.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the Southland Monday has rattled residents' nerves, which could impact their mental health.
Oxnard Police Coax Despondent 22-Year-Old Off Of 40-Foot High Power Pole The man was also wearing headphones.
OC Man Makes Plea For Wife's Mental Health Care After Breakdown Landed Her In JailTim Montag says two days ago he says he watched helpless as his wife of 25 years, Sandra Montag, got into her car and plowed through neighbors' lawns.
Widow Who Lost Husband, Son In Shooting Rampage Speaks Out A 29-year-old widow who lost her husband and four-year-old son during a home invasion is speaking out to thank the community for its support.
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