mental health (Page 2)

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The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) today issued guidance to ensure health plans comply with amendments made to California’s mental health parity law enacted under Senate Bill (SB) 855, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last year. “The DMHC is committed …continue reading

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In a time when college students might feel particularly isolated from the world due to the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cypress College and sister campus North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) are offering students a bit of reprieve in the form of social and mental health support. The ARISE (Academics, …continue reading

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The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) announced a new advertising and community outreach campaign encouraging Orange County residents impacted by COVID-19 to care for their mental health by reaching out and seeking support. Specifically, the campaign directs residents to free County of Orange resources available to the community including those …continue reading

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New resources for the community have been added to the City of Garden Grove’s coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage including local emergency relief resources for seniors and mental health services. The H. Louis Lake Senior Center is offering a Senior Wellness Program for seniors to socialize with City staff, promote mental well-being, …continue reading

Food Resources for Families Tustin Drive Through Food Drive Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Families Together of Orange County Community Health Center, 621 West First St., Tustin CA, 92780 Saddleback Church: Peace Community Resource Center Food Pantry Fresh and nonperishable grocery items, packages contain 5 days …continue reading

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Orange County is providing support to patients and families struggling with a mental health crisis. On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a dozen new spaces at College Hospital’s Crisis Stabilization Unit for involuntary detention, evaluation, and treatment. The facility is in addition to 15 spaces at …continue reading

On Wednesday, May 29, Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA), Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN), and Congressman Jack Bergman (R-MI) sent Acting Secretary Shanahan (DoD) and Secretary Wilkie (VA) a bipartisan letter to express their serious concerns with the suicide epidemic affecting servicemembers and veterans and to ask for clarity regarding …continue reading