Tag Archives: Treatment

The Healing Power of Yoga

Today’s guest blogger makes further suggestions about having a healthy mind, body and life through yoga and exercise as important elements in recovery from co-occurring mental health and substance and alcohol abuse.  More and more data proves that it really does make a difference!  Enjoy!   In the absence of violent criminal behavior, effective treatment for addiction [...]

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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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RMH helps Angela with coping skills

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 “Angela”- Angela has been with RMH for 3 years.  She had been diagnosed with Bipolar I and had been in and out of the psychiatric hospital; in addition, her housing situation was very unstable. Working with Angela’s primary care physician, the RMH psychiatrist was able to detect issues with [...]

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Katie builds trust with therapist and participates in ENGAGE

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 “Katie”- When Katie first entered the RMH clinics for treatment she was withdrawn and depressed, isolated and struggled to express herself (anger and hopelessness) due to her history of sexual abuse and depression. After several months of weekly contacts, staff started to see that Katie was beginning to feel [...]

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Mental health help for Stockton area residents comes in many different forms

By Zachary K. Johnson Record Staff Writer November 01, 2011 12:00 AM STOCKTON – People suffering from anxiety, depression or more serious mental illnesses in San Joaquin County might not know where to find assistance, even if they recognized – or could accept – that they needed help. To bridge the gap between treatment and the [...]

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Treatment, not Jail is the Right Option for Many Incarcerated Mentally Ill Inmates and results in costs savings

In Kern County, the Prop-63 funded ATT (Adult Transition Team) will be taking on a new challenge due to AB 109: it will begin post-release supervision of non-violent, non-serious, non-sex offending prisoners with mental illness. ATT has been in existence since 2005 and, according to Syliva Petitte, Mental Health Supervisor, there was “a big need [...]

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