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November 2017 News Listing

Sacramento Co. opens first mental health urgent care clinic

Sacramento County will open its first urgent care clinic for mental health Friday. The clinic was made possible by Sacramento County’s Board of Supervisors, UC Davis, and Turning Point Community Programs, a local non-profit that has been providing mental health services in the area for more than 40 years. The clinic is funded by the more

California working to intervene earlier before a brain illness crisis

What goes through your mind as you walk by someone living in a doorway or an alley? Is it sorrow? Fear? Or does the sight not always register, because homelessness seems a problem that’s too big to fix? Last month, a new report on California’s homeless crisis put the number of people living without permanent more

Closing a compassionate career

Steve Kaplan retires from his county’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Services position. From working to create a cross-disciplinary approach in caring for troubled youth to navigating federal changes to the nation’s insurance system, Steve Kaplan recently closed a decades-long career driven by a passion for helping those in need. The former director of San Mateo more

Military Appreciation and Giving Back to Veterans on Veterans Day

Consider supporting organizations that support the military, veterans, and their families. The following are organizations who are making a special effort to recognize Veterans Day by donating a portion of their sales to veteran causes or featuring special programs that give back to veterans during the month of November. Companies that are giving back to more

Trump Says Issue Is Mental Health, Not Gun Control

WASHINGTON — As Americans struggled Monday to make sense once again of the mass shootings plaguing the United States, President Trump sought to steer the national conversation to questions about the mental capacity of those pulling the triggers, not the weapons themselves. Mr. Trump, who has presented himself since his presidential campaign as a strong more