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After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico

The storm’s violent winds and screeching rains assaulted the island’s psyche for 72 hours, and public health officials say much of the population shows signs of post-traumatic stress.

Source: www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/us/puerto-rico-hurricane-maria-mental-health.html?smid=tw-share

Urgent Care Clinic for Mental Health to Open in Sacramento

Sacramento County is about to take a big step in addressing a critical need in the area — urgent care for the mentally ill. The county’s new Mental Health Urgent Care clinic will open Wednesday on Stockton Boulevard, across from the UC Davis Medical Center. It will provide treatment and services for thousands of patients who now crowd hospital emergency rooms.

Source: fox40.com/2017/11/28/urgent-care-clinic-for-mental-health-to-open-in-sacramento/