The planned construction responds to a judge’s finding in December that mentally ill inmates on death row lack proper treatment.
Sheriff 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.
The so-called Laura’s Law passed in 2002 but the state left it to individual counties to decide whether to adopt it.
The 4.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the Southland Monday has rattled residents’ nerves, which could impact their mental health.
The man was also wearing headphones.
Tim 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.
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.
Plagiocephaly, commonly known as Flat-Head Syndrome, can be scary to parents of an infant, as well as costly. But one local doctor may have an answer.
Pastor Rick Warren said his son killed himself with an unregistered gun he purchased through the Internet.
Overwhelmed by the tragedy in Colorado? Having trouble generally coping?
One of two mental patients for whom Los Angeles police were searching was in custody Saturday morning, while the search continued for the other man.
Special Needs Network founder Areva Martin visited KCAL9 in honor of Autism Awareness month to discuss an upcoming conference for special needs children.
Are you looking for a fresh start? Instead of cleaning out your closet, why not start with YOU? Agapi Stassinopoulous, author of “Unbinding the Heart,” shares her favorite tips to spring cleaning the most important room in your house, your heart! She stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to spill secrets about her book.
Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to encourage students to utilize mental health services.
The search continued Saturday for a Newport Beach doctor who disappeared from a mental health and rehabilitation center in Arizona, sheriff’s officials said.