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Ukiah Daily Journal Staff Ukiah Daily Journal The county is set to take the next step Tuesday in a process that started in 2011 to contract out its mental health services. The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors will on Tuesday consider hiring two
The 44-year-old homeless man has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder , depression and post-traumatic stress disorder . At times when he has felt that he has reached a breaking point, he has taken himself to a local emergency room...When he has been
The long-awaited opening of a 93-bed psychiatric hospital in Santa Rosa has been pushed back until August due to construction delays, according to the forthcoming hospital's chief executive officer. Unfortunately there continues to be delays in the
The Vancouver Island Health Authority has been fined $97,500 by WorkSafeBC the province's workers' compensation board because of three incidents of violence by patients against staff. It was the fourth-highest penalty WorkSafeBC issued last year...
She returned to the gastroenterology clinic several times for treatments to widen her esophagus. (It's a neat procedure: The GI doctors insert a small balloon into the esophagus. They gently inflate the balloon to stretch the stricture a few
Imagine believing you suffer from depression, only to find out it's actually a side effect of your blood pressure pills. Or thinking you have anxiety, when what you really have is a thyroid condition. According to Harvard psychiatrist Barbara
Psychological problems are responsible for an alarming portion of patient symptoms, according to participants at a specialized conference that opened Friday...Joseph University, Dr. Sami Risha, said that more than a third of patients' symptoms at a
This photo obtained from the 2006 Mountain View High School yearbook shows Jared L...Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday when an assailant opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with constituents, killing at
After female patients in the San Mateo Medical Center were assaulted earlier this year, staffing and security were beefed up along with patient assessments. Major changes that could improve staff and patient safety within the San Mateo Medical Center'
You've done both psychotherapy and psychiatric medications , and now it's time to try to live life drug-free. You've successfully ended your psychotherapy treatment , but now you're looking for advice and information about how to end your psychiatric