Mental Health Tag

UPDATE: this article was published before Sonoma County's social distancing and shelter in place. Humanidad continues to provide mental health services during this time, and are offering remote appointments with clients.  When Isela Vigil lost her Santa Rosa home in the 2017 fires, anxiety and depression...

https://vimeo.com/98246070 Update on "The S Word" The documentary film "The S Word," featuring stories of courage and insight shared by survivors of suicide attempts, will be screened at Clover Theater in Cloverdale on March 19 at 7 p.m. It will be hosted by the Alexander Valley Film...

https://youtu.be/ByA1UX3CVvI People in need of mental health and substance use care still do not have equal access to treatment and services. This brief NAMI video and downloadable report explains the inequities between physical and mental health services....

A collaborative effort to prevent suicide attempts on Caltrain tracks offers hope and saves lives. KQED reports that four out of five distraught individuals contemplating suicide are saved prior to their attempt to end their lives....

For many suffering from mental health issues, obstacles such as perceived stigma, a lack of health insurance, and transportation can be major barriers to seeking appropriate treatment. To address this issue in Sonoma Valley, the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center (SVCHC) developed a one-stop shop for...

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one out of five Americans experience a mental health condition. Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earning annually. Nearly 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with a serious mental illness and 24%...

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