In November, Californians passed Proposition 57 by a 64.5 percent vote. Formally known as the California Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements Initiative, and strongly endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown, Oakland’s former...
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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.
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A teen text-line and an older men's support group prove Alameda County's progressive suicide prevention initiatives that focusing on the two groups remaining the most at risk in recent years: teens and elderly men. OR...
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Before sunrise on October 17, survivors of suicide and those who have lost loved ones to suicide will gather on the shores of Oakland’s Lake Merritt for the 7th Annual Out of the Darkness Community...
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Alameda County teenagers struggling with suicidal thoughts can find help by sending a text message.
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