Tag Archives: Prop 63

Study Shows Sleep Therapy as an Aid for Depression

A new study shows that curing insomnia in people with depression could double their chance of a full recovery. The study shows that using Cognitive Behavioral Insomnia sleep therapy rather than drugs is very effective in treating depression. Depression affects 18 million Americans each year and more than half of these people are reported to [...]

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Happy “May is Mental Health Month” Everyone!

We have had the honor of meeting and working with some of the most talented and brilliant minds in medicine, science, entertainment, therapy and simply inspirational stories over the last 3 years of doing our Radio Show. The candid and emotional stories of our guests continue to inspire us! Some of them from top actors, [...]

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Parents and Siblings of problem juveniles get help from “Stop The Cycle”

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63   Theresa’s son was having problems with the law and eventually got on probation about a year ago. As a concerned parent with limited resources, guidance and support, Theresa turned to the courts and probation to ask for help dealing with her son’s situation while meeting the needs of [...]

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Opinion: Proposition 63 has cut homelessness, arrests, psychiatric hospitalizations

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 Much has been written about the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63), with some even claiming that it doesn’t help individuals with serious mental illness. These critics use single anecdotes out of context and ignore overwhelming facts. The facts are Prop. 63 services are reducing homelessness, acute psychiatric hospitalizations, [...]

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Courage and commitment: an eloquent, incredibly moving story by the parents of Laura Wilcox.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 Courage and commitment:  an eloquent, incredibly moving story by the parents of Laura Wilcox. Viewpoints: Safety net of Prop. 63 needs full support Cope and Paste link: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/01/4153643/safety-net-of-prop-63-needs-full.html        

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Orange County: Prop 63 at work!

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 Orange County: Prop 63 at work! http://ochealthinfo.com/docs/behavioral/mhsa/Resources/Reports/MHSA_5_Year_Booklet_WEB.pdf The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) has brought an increase in the number of services available, new facilities, technological improvements, the addition of prevention and early intervention services to the continuum of care, new opportunities for education and training, and a chance [...]

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Josh is encouraged by case manager

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 “Josh”- Josh was referred as an FSP who experienced anxiety, anger, isolation, a lack of social and communication skills, and delusional, paranoid thoughts. With the encouragement of his case manager, Josh is currently attending group weekly (has been since it began) in which he shares what he’s learned from [...]

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From Hopeless to Hopeful

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 Jon is an 18 year old, Middle-Eastern, Muslim male referred to the Child & Family Center’s Field Capable Clinical Services for Transitional Age Youth (FCCS-TAY) as a result of a psychiatric hospitalization that occurred in December, 2009.  Earlier in 2009, Jon had immigrated to the United States from his [...]

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