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Pediatricians: schools must reopen now to relieve children's suffering []

By Kristen Taketa, The San Diego Union-Tribune, February 7, 2021 Pediatricians across San Diego County say they are deeply troubled by what they see school closures doing to children. Dr. Janet Crow, a pediatrician at UC San Diego, talks every day with middle and high school kids who are heading toward depression or are flat-out depressed, she said. One of her high school patients can’t bring himself to do Zoom school, she said. His mom isn’t there to help him because she is an essential...

The quiet struggle: Leaving a job I love to care for my family and mental health (

The struggle to maintain mental health is a universal experience in the American workplace. Before the pandemic, one in four American workers had been diagnosed with depression[1] and one in three reported having experienced some form of depression[2]. This is even more relevant in this current crisis. As February comes to a close, we are approaching 12 months of the battle against COVID-19 and the upending of what work, safety or even community looks like. We are bombarded daily with stats...

Compassion Workshop: San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team's Community Mini-Grant Awardee, Sara Schairer

Sara Schairer is the founder and executive director of Compassion It® , a nonprofit organization and global social movement whose mission is to inspire daily compassionate actions and attitudes. A facilitator of the Compassion Cultivation Training® (CCT) course developed at Stanford University, Sara leads trainings for audiences of all walks of life, from corporate executives to inmates at a maximum security prison. She led compassion trainings in Africa sponsored by the Botswana Ministries...


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Christy Heiskala
Hello All, Did you know that when you post something here, it shows up in a Google search? Is it possible to post a question that is not made public? I am asking because I posted a need for a therapist for a specific situation, I didn't mention any names or confidential information but I would have never posted somewhere I thought could be seen on Google. I thought it was only our members who had access to the post. Thank you!Read More...
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RAD Therapist in San Diego

Kerri Smith
Hi, I'm looking for a therapist that has experience with RAD and DSED. Our child is 8 and we are in need of help. I'd like to use her insurance which is Molina/Medi-Cal. If you know of anyone please let me know. Thank you!Read More...
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