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Huntington Beach Mobile Crisis Response team handled over 2,000 calls in first year of operation

Huntington Beach Mobile Crisis Response team handled over 2,000 calls in first year of operation

Awareness takes many forms, according to Michael Romero, a certified psychiatric technician with the nonprofit Be Well OC. Washing the swollen feet of a man who had spent days walking barefoot and helping a distraught homeless man on the verge of a public crisis find a missing dog are just some of the services he …

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Long Beach aligns indoor masking rules with state as COVID-19 cases continue to drop

Long Beach aligns indoor masking rules with state as COVID-19 cases continue to drop

Masks will no longer be required on Long Beach transit hubs, health officials announced Friday, Sept. 23 — and the city is also making some changes to its indoor masking policy. The city’s announcement came three days after the California Department of Public Health shifted from its strong recommendation to wear face coverings in all …

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Scholarship funds available for students pursuing careers in mental health treatment

Scholarship funds available for students pursuing careers in mental health treatment

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and WPBF 25 News speaks with the CEO of a local health organization dedicated to improving the health of people throughout Palm Beach County. Patrick McNamara is the President and CEO of Palm Health Foundation, which works to build a culture of health, strengthen brain health, and strengthen …

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