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    By Dianne Anderson Some call it down in the rut, the blues, gloom and doom, the blahs, or depression. Some of it is connected with physiological changes, like teen hormones, menopause, male menopause, or it could just be dealing with the high cost of living. People are financially stressed out, and some are not sure ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Instead of being funneled through the police, a new pilot program is set to deescalate mental health crisis in West Long Beach with calls for nonviolent help being handled by trained nonsworn mental health professionals. As part of the City’s Racial Equity and Reconciliation Initiative, the program focuses on connecting the community ...
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    By Maxim Elramsisy California Black Media A poll of Black women and Latinas across California sponsored by Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) found that 77% are experiencing some form of discrimination due to “personal characteristics,” including race or ethnicity, assumptions about income or education, and/or physical ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Back-to-back disasters with COVID-19, the economy, the cost of housing are all closely connected to a bigger conversation that hasn’t stopped at Clay Counseling Solutions – the deep rooted systemic racial inequality that prevents access to services. Even as the equity issue is evolving in some circles, Dr. April Clay said mental ...