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COC Kicks Off Mental Health Awareness With Shine A Light

The third annual suicide prevention event is taking place Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at COC’s Valencia campus, and it will include free pizza, as well as prize giveaways, to encourage participation.

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, KHTS AM-1220 is promoting the resources available to Santa Clarita Valley residents who are seeking help, might be thinking about seeking help, or know someone who might be in need of help. City, college and county officials have been working together for months to discuss outreach methods for suicide prevention, intervention and postvention. These stories, ...

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Two Murder Suspects Not Competent For Trial

Two murder suspects have been deemed unfit for trial, an official said Friday

Two murder suspects have been deemed unfit for trial, an official said Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. A Santa Clarita woman accused of shooting her brother and father at their Canyon Country home, and a Castaic woman  charged in the stabbing death of her father were deemed not mentally competent for ...

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COC Invites Community To County Suicide Prevention Event

County Department of Mental Health experts are hosting a suicide intervention workshop at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita in April, officials said.

County Department of Mental Health experts are hosting a suicide intervention workshop at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita in April, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The workshop comes on the heels of more than a half-dozen Santa Clarita Valley suicides since December, not including the three victims of ...

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Mental Health Concerns Could Be Factor In Shooting

Jessica Paige Greenback, 25, of Santa Clarita, is due in court Tuesday to face charges in connection with a shooting where she lived on the 18000 block of Danielson Street around 5:30 a.m., officials said.

A 25-year-old Canyon Country woman arrested on a murder charge allegedly has a history of mental illness, according to a homicide investigator Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Jessica Paige Greenback, 25, of Santa Clarita, is due in court Tuesday to face charges in connection with a shooting where she lived on ...

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Families In Action – October 6, 2014

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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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