Posts Tagged as "mental health"

Long Beach Poly Mental Health Center Won Over After Hints of Closure

Apr. 16, 2018 / By
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Students, faculty and parents raised money and organized to keep and expand the center another year.

College Stress: Are You Overworked?

Jan. 23, 2018 / By
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From a scale between 1 and 10, how stressed are you?

OP-ED: Pills Won’t Help Our Addicted Nation. Weed Can.

Oct. 31, 2017 / By
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Unlike opioids, no one dies from overdosing on Mary Jane.

Terrified About Senior Year? Here’s How I Overcame It.

Sep. 13, 2017 / By
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Find out the simple solution to this Long Beach Poly teen’s coming-of-age anxiety.

I Against Me: The Paradox of Creativity and Mental Illness

Jun. 16, 2017 / By
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Creativity was this youth’s lifelong outlet for depression -- until it affected that too.

Is Social Media Bringing Young People Down?

May. 26, 2016 / By
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A link between social media and mental health problems has been emerging more and more. In this audio slideshow, a youth discusses her mental distress with social media as experts chime in.

Fatal Police Shooting Leads to Lawsuit Against Long Beach

Mar. 23, 2016 / By
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The family of a man shot to death by Long Beach police announced a $20 million lawsuit against the city Thursday and called for reforms within the police department...

Making Juvenile Hall the Mental Health Provider of Last – Not First – Resort

Dec. 18, 2015 / By
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As many as 70 percent of the kids in California’s juvenile detention centers are in need of mental health care, and most of them are not getting it.

Having Asperger’s Does Not Make Me a Killer

Dec. 3, 2015 / By
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Unfortunately, the tragic shootings at schools around the country have helped to draw a deeper link between Asperger’s – and autism more generally – with a propensity for violence.

What It’s Like To Navigate College When You’re Depressed

Jan. 7, 2015 / By
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Over 70 percent of college students admit to having a mental health crisis while in college. Over 30 percent of students did not report their crisis to another person at their college.

Feeling Depressed? Animal-Assisted Therapy Could Help

Dec. 28, 2014 / By
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According to the National Center for Health Research, 71 million U.S. households have a pet, and studies have shown that people that have a pet are less likely to be depressed than people who don’t.