Health

Kern to receive just over $3 million for housing and services for people experiencing mental illness, substance abuse

23.06.2022 / By

Kern County is set to receive just over $3 million to increase housing and treatment options for those currently struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.

988 will be the new national lifeline starting on July 16

22.06.2022 / By

Starting July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will be a three-digit code, 988. People will be able to call, text, or chat to help callers with mental health in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

The FDA said that the Pfizer vaccine has proven to be effective for children 5 and under

21.06.2022 / By

Health experts are expecting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to soon authorize both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.