East Bay suicide prevention and social services programs are offering a new course that teaches the public how to recognize and respond to mental illness.
Under the Maximum Family Grant Rule, if a woman has a baby ten months after becoming a CalWORKs recipient, she will not receive additional cash aid for the infant. Exceptions to the rule include pregnancies resulting from rape, incest, or the failure of specific types of contraception like an IUD, often considered a more invasive form of birth control.
A collection of free mobile Medicare clinics staffed by volunteer pharmacists and students are helping residents navigate their healthcare plans.
Looking to the future of the organization, newly opened East Oakland/Coliseum Planned Parenthood is expanding its services to include surgical abortions and possibly vasectomies.