Behavioral Health Progress
When I came into office two years ago, North County was facing a behavioral health crisis with the suspension of Tri-City Hospital’s behavioral health unit and losses of other facilities and resources.
Law enforcement was having to take people in crisis from North County all of the way to our facility at Rosecrans in San Diego. I’m pleased to announce, we are making significant progress!
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day
The Board of Supervisors has recognized “World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day” in the City of San Diego. An estimated 57,600 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States, and 47,050 will die from the disease. In order to bring awareness to Pancreatic Cancer, we will be lighting up the County Administration Center purple, on Thursday!
Disabled American Veterans
This year the Disabled American Veterans celebrates its centennial anniversary to mark 100 years of service and support for America’s injured and ill veterans and their families. Disabled American Veterans has provided a lifetime of support for all generations, their families and survivors—helping more than one million individuals in positive, life-changing ways each year. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors proclaimed Disabled American Veterans Day throughout San Diego County.
Podcast: Dr. Teryn Clarke
We sat down with Dr. Teryn Clarke a neurologist in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Clarke has been advocating against the lockdowns when it comes to COVID-19, citing the mental health aspects many people are suffering from.
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