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Families In Action – October 6, 2014

KHTS AM 1220 - Podcast - Santa Clarita Radio

Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: The Immediate Realities And Inevitable Consequences Of Abuse In Terms Of Mental Health Guests: Michael Dougherty From Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Right Click Here To Download! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Suicides Prompt Discussion Of Mental Health Resources

Santa Clarita Valley Suicides Prompt Discussion Of Mental Health Resources

Editor’s Note: The media, in general, does not report on suicides or details because studies have shown media coverage tends to increase “copycat” attempts. The details from the reports describing the cause or manner of death have been withheld as a result. We write this story only in an effort to raise awareness and dialogue about the resources available in our community. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a second suspected public suicide in a 24-hour period Monday, the third in as many weeks. The No. 1 cause of suicide is untreated depression, according to suicide.org. In the Santa Clarita Valley, several organizations offer services for those who might be suffering from depression. Information regarding phone numbers and agencies to call for help are available at the bottom of this story.

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Is Your Teen Typical Or Troubled?, By Cary Quashen

Is Your Teen Typical Or Troubled?, By Cary Quashen

By: Cary Quashen  May is Mental Health Month and we have been focusing on mental health topics on our KHTS AM 1220 Families In Action Radio Show. As many of you know I don’t particularly like talking about educational days, weeks or months. The issues we discuss at Action Family Counseling are important topics all year long. Our discussions are ...

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Supervisors Seek To Expand Court-Ordered Mental Health Treatment

Supervisors Seek To Expand Court-Ordered Mental Health Treatment

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Michael Antonovich supporting the expansion of a law which allows counties to provide court-ordered mental health treatment for those who refuse to obtain treatment on their own. “Laura’s Law” is a California law that allows a court to compel severely mentally ill individuals to submit to outpatient treatment ...

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