'I'm Doing This To Save Her Life': Sister Of Woman Living On The Streets With Mental Illness Says Law Prevents Her From Taking ActionA local woman Thursday went public with a very personal and devastating fight in an effort to get her sister — who went from the girl next door to living on the streets — the mental health help she desperately needs.
Hahn Authors 2 Motions Calling For More Streamlined Responses To Mental Health CrisesThe Board of Supervisors plans to meet on Tuesday to discuss ways to help improve how the county responds to mental health crises.
COVID-19 Creating Mental Health Crisis For Children, Experts Say"Mental health issues are at a crisis level, and they already were at a crisis level."
Local Doctor Offers Ways To Cope With Holiday BluesFor many, the holiday season can often lead to feelings of sadness and loneliness, and doctors say those emotions could be magnified this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
CDC Report Finds Mental Health-Related ER Visits Up Among ChildrenFrom March to October, mental health-related emergency room visits increased 24% for children ages 5 to 11 and 31% for children 12 to 17 when compared to the same time last year, according to a new report from the CDC.
Coronavirus Concerns Contributing To Anxiety, StressStressors are plenty during this pandemic and for many people, it has become a daily struggle of dealing with anxiety related to staying healthy, bonding with loved ones, and managing school or work.
Selena Gomez's Rare Beauty Announces $100M Fund For Mental Health Resources
Licensed Therapist Shares Tips For Coping In Wake Of Coronavirus PandemicMayor Eric Garcetti put mental health front and center in his Tuesday evening briefing on the city's coronavirus response, sharing the stage with licensed therapist Michelle Cauley.
Normal Routines, Filling The Emotional Tank And Staying Socially Connected Key To Mental Health During Coronavirus IsolationDr. Dr. Craig Sawchuk, a psychologist with the Mayo Clinic, says there are really just three things to keep in mind to cop with businesses and restaurants across the country closed under stay-at-home orders.
Study: Supervised Release Of Thousands Currently Incarcerated Could Make Community SaferA new study by the Rand Corporation has found that letting thousands of people of out of jail, and relocating them to group homes for treatment, could make the community safer.
People Making A Difference: 21-Year-Old Uses Music To Spread Message Of HopeA 21-year-old Orange County man who has dealt with illnesses since he was a child spent part of his time in hospitals entertaining fellow patients with his music, but now he's finding a different kind of healing in his music.
LA County DA Launches Groundbreaking Mental Health DivisionLos Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced the launch of a mental health division to seek opportunities to expand treatment and other services for mentally ill inmates in the criminal justice system.
DTLA Residents On Edge After Attacks Near Red Line StationAt least three unprovoked attacks near the Red Line the past two weeks have people in downtown LA on edge tonight. The latest attack had a deadly twist when the suspect died while being chased after the attack. Hermela Aregawi reports.
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."
Destiny's Child Singer Michelle Williams Says She's Seeking Mental Health HelpMichelle Williams says she recently decided to listen to the advice she has given, and wants to lead by example in seeking treatment.