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Sacramento 'Holidays are Hard' tree lighting event shines light on mental health

Sacramento ‘Holidays are Hard’ tree lighting event shines light on mental health

Childhood trauma affects people of all ages, and for some the holidays can be especially difficult. A new installation in Sacramento’s Midtown neighborhood shines a light on healing and hope through an interactive holiday tree. brought up in the foster care system. I was taken in by a family who loved and supported me as …

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Reading a new novel at Hopkins Hospital shines a light on narrative medicine

Reading a new novel at Hopkins Hospital shines a light on narrative medicine

While most attendees were still wearing their work clothes and sporting a “Hopkins Medicine” badge reel, a viewer might have assumed they were meeting for a presentation on the latest medical research. The wine and cheese table, however, suggested otherwise. On November 9, Lauren Small hosted a reading of her new novel The hanging of …

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“Tanisha's law” is getting closer to reality;  family shines light on mental health

“Tanisha’s law” is getting closer to reality; family shines light on mental health

CLEVELAND — Tanisha Anderson’s family is about to complete a mission. “My energy now is to make sure the history books reflect Tanisha’s law,” said Tanisha’s uncle, Mike Anderson. This weekend marks the eighth anniversary of Tanisha’s death after being restrained by Cleveland police during a mental health crisis. Anderson visited the Cleveland State University …

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