Los Angeles County’s Nurse-Family Partnership links low-income at-risk mothers with a public health nurse who makes free at-home visits, early in pregnancy.
A statewide system charged with helping infants and toddlers with developmental delays often fails to provide timely access to crucial therapies—and sometimes struggles to provide them at all.
Mental health resources at SoCal universities are being stretched thin due to increased anxiety, depression and other issues among students.
Across Southern California and nationwide, unprecedented numbers of college students are seeking counseling for mental and emotional difficulties.
Cal State Long Beach communications major Emily Taylor in Long Beach started suffering from chest palpitations, panic attacks, crying spells and weight loss.
At age 21, Magaly Mendez has battled more challenges than most people ever will. The fourth year sociology student at UC Irvine grew up poor in west Los Angeles, the daughter of an overworked and undocumented single mom.
UCLA student Jack Lam feared he’d never find acceptance in his conservative culture as a young, queer-identified man.
Riley didn’t receive an autism diagnosis until just after her third birthday. By then, she had become increasingly agitated and aggressive, her mother said.
While you can’t prevent all accidents and health emergencies, you can improve your odds of avoiding them.