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In rural Northern California counties, people tend to live miles from help. They may be too sick or poor to drive. If despair takes over and there’s a gun in the home, the thought of suicide can quickly become reality.
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Despite a tragic series of well-publicized suicides among current and recently graduated high school students in Santa Clara County, youth mental health care services remain sparse in the region.
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Juana, an immigrant mother from Guatemala, endured a terrible series of health and family crises. Yet despite her suffering and agony, her church urged her not seek out mental health help.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. It's the fifth in a series of stories exploring how the Trump administration's immigration policies are affecting the physical, mental and emotional
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Those who work for Gang Victim Services are on call to detectives 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They often are the first to tell parents their son or daughter is dead.
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In more than 30 interviews over six months with children, teachers, mental health professionals and parents, a reporter explored how parental migration from the Caribbean effects the well-being of children throughout their lives.
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For Florida patients with no insurance or ability to pay, there are few options for mental health treatment, unless they are a danger to themselves and institutionalized.
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Last spring, survivors began experiencing denials, delays and limits for surgeries, physical therapy, counseling, equipment and prescriptions — including painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication.
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This story is part of a four-part series on Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack survivors’ recovery and California’s workers’ compensation system. The project was undertaken for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.
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This story is part of a series on Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack survivors’ recovery and California’s workers’ compensation system. The project was undertaken for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.

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