Mental Health & Trauma
On International Women’s Day, here is the story of a woman searching for a safe space to live her life.
It’s been nearly three decades since California pioneered the therapeutic use of cannabis, but patients still face a confusing patchwork of rules.
A Mexican father is released from detention thanks to a psychological evaluation used as evidence in court.
Black girls are called “fast” and boys are seen as men. Both lose their innocence thanks to adultification bias.
Despite promises to divert mentally ill individuals from jail, Los Angeles County sees a significant rise in incarcerated people with mental illnesses.
The pandemic continues to bring stress upon those in the state who can least afford it.
Publishing shorter pieces on a regular basis helped keep sustained attention on the issue.
After years of steady waitlist growth, state data shows a glimmer of hope for an eventual turnaround.