California Mental Health Parity Act

Everyone needs to visit the doctor’s once in a while… Like Jane! Sometimes visiting the doctor can be expensive! But that’s why we have health insurance! One day, Jane had an accident and broke her arm. She went to the doctor and her health insurance helped her cover her payment. Another time… Jane started feeling blue for weeks and weeks. […]

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Dr. Park discusses treatment in San Francisco East Bay | Rogers Behavioral Health

I’m a licensed clinical psychologist And I used to work as a clinical instructor a faculty member over at Stanford University at the School of Medicine and prior to that I did some of my training also at Massachusetts General Hospital in Harvard Medical School, so I’ve seen a lot of different types of patients and pretty high level high […]

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Gay Man Overcomes Debilitating Anxiety By Prioritizing His Mental Health.

My name is Joe Ferreira and I’m from Folsom, California. When I was in college, I did come out to my parents. But then after that, I lost all momentum. I never really came out to my younger brother. I never came out to my extended family at all. And also, I was in college in a small town. There […]

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TMS Treatment | Rogers Behavioral Health

What we’re actually treating is the left prefrontal cortex of the brain we’re seeing lack of blood flow to this area of the brain where we think it’s Impacted by depression with this magnetic impulse that we’re sending to that area what we’re seeing is increased blood flow to that area and ultimately alleviation of the depressive symptoms when you […]

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A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their preliminary stages, and there remains […]

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Why California is struggling to provide adequate mental health care

NICK SCHIFRIN: Following two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, mental health is again in the spotlight. As more Americans seek treatment, the health care system and lawmakers can’t keep up. For some Californians who have struggled with a severe mental illness, the road to long-term care sometimes begins with a stop behind bars. The largest mental — […]

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Valley Fever: The Mysterious Illness Affecting Farm Workers | NBC News

Many have heard of valley fever but they don’t know the details, they don’t know it’s increasing. They don’t know how bad it can become. Imelda is not alone. A potentially deadly virus known as valley fever is hitting california farm workers hard in the central valley. I see at least three to four patients with valley fever every single […]

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California Proposition 2, mental health money for housing, explained in less than 1 minute

This story starts in 2004. That year California voters raised the income tax on millionaires to help people who are mentally ill to cover services like medical care, counseling and job training. But in recent years, complaints have mounted about how the money is being spent which brings us to Proposition 2. Hi, I’m Laurel Rosenhall political reporter with CALmatters. […]

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Samuel is homeless in Los Angeles and suffers from mental illness.

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