mental health

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The City of Garden Grove, in collaboration with Mind OC, is hosting a free virtual Garden Grove Community Conversation Series on Saturday, December 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., via Zoom or by phone, to provide information and answer questions about mental health, and to discuss and explore experiences …continue reading

Cover art for OCB's 2021 October Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 include a religious scam, homelessness and mental health, and free compost. Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Ex-pastor of Orange County …continue reading

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, representing Assembly District 65 in California, after COVID-19.

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Orange County Homelessness and Mental Health Services organized a hearing between local officials, mental health providers, and homeless outreach service providers to engage in addressing the growing concerns of homelessness and mental health facing Orange County. “I …continue reading

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen after COVID-19

With our busy and sometimes overwhelming obligations to our family, it is important to take some time to focus on your own health and self-care needs. Good mental health is essential to our overall well-being. There are a few daily things recommended that you can do to improve your mental …continue reading

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Orange County is partnering with a local non-profit organization to break the cycle of childhood trauma. On May 25th, the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved nearly $9.3 million for The Priority Center, formerly known as the Child Abuse Prevention Center, to break the generational cycle of childhood trauma through …continue reading

featured graphic for Lou Correa, Democratic Congressman for the 46th District in California, during COVID-19

Rep. Lou Correa Leads House & Senate In Introducing Legislation To Address Suicide In Young Adults Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) reintroduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Chris Stewart (R-UT-2) and Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and John Kennedy (R-LA). The bill, The Improving Mental Health Access for Students …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have reconvened the California Legislative Working Group on Substance Abuse Treatment. This group was started in 2019 with the goal of delivering legislative and policy reforms to establish stronger patient protections and increase access to safe, quality care for those seeking substance abuse treatment. Assemblywoman …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Music and Dance during COVID-19

Beginning in April, Orange County Music and Dance, (OCMD) will launch Operation Gig, a new program designed to help veterans cope with the unprecedented stress and devastating consequences resulting from the current COVID-19 health crisis. During this challenging time, veterans and their families are experiencing a disproportionate level of stress …continue reading