Mental Health

State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case

A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...

Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest

Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...

State may require teachers, administrators to receive mental health training

A group of 35 school officials and mental health professionals agrees that with more training, educators could help students and save lives by spotting psychological problems early ...

Mental health does not have to be a solitary struggle

Letting go of the stigma associated with counseling is a step that parents and children could take to possibly prevent tragedy. The Herald spoke with three local counseling agenci ...

For teens, social circle weighs heavily on mental state

  One thing Hannah Olson’s father said he had been thankful for was that she had a friend who spoke up to get her the help she needed. In the days since 14-year-old Ha ...