Posts Tagged as "mental health"

Governor Newsom announces millions in funding for youth mental health

December 8, 2022 / By
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Wednesday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced $480.5 million for 54 projects to improve California’s behavioral health infrastructure for children and youth as part of his Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health. 

Local mental health advocate is trying to make changes in her community

September 19, 2022 / By
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Jocelyn Myrna Frias Molina is a mental health advocate who helps out her community in any way she can by being part of an organization that advocates for change.

It’s okay to ask for help: Health professionals discuss the rise in teen depression

September 9, 2022 / By
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As the world attempts to return to a sense of normalcy after the pandemic, the shift is not that easy for some teens.

Governor Gavin Newsom announces plan to address youth mental health

August 18, 2022 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his “Master Plan for Kids Mental Health” on Thursday. The plan is in response to increased depression and suicide rates in California children. 

U.S Surgeon General Vivek Murthy weighs in on issues impacting Kern

June 20, 2022 / By
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The California Endowment and the U.S Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy  held a two day conference in Los Angeles called Youth Mental Health Wellness Now.

Inspireme Counseling and Wellness Center presents the Inaugural Mental Health and Wellness Symposium

May 16, 2022 / By
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On Friday, May 14, 2022, The Inspireme Counseling and Wellness Center hosted The Inaugural Mental Health and Wellness Symposium to encourage students and teens to prioritize their mental health and remind them that they matter.

Bakersfield College professor discusses mental health awareness

May 12, 2022 / By
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The month of May is to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and the impact it has on people’s well being.

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

Nataly Santamaria talks about how promotoras help improve physical and mental health of communities in Kern County on In the 661

April 9, 2018 / By
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Nataly Santamaria from Vison y Compromiso talks about how promotoras work to increase health outcomes among the Kern County community.