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Didi Hirsch center fundraiser raises nearly $500,000

LOS ANGELES — With actress Catherine Hicks as emcee, suicide prevention advocaten Talinda Bennington as speaker, the 21st annual Alive & Running Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention surpassed its goal, raising nearly $500,000 for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services’ Suicide Prevention Center. The record-breaking event, held just north of Los Angeles International Airport wrapped up Suicide Read More…

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D.A. says she’ll expand efforts to fight mental illness

LOS ANGELES — District Attorney Jackie Lacey has announced an expansion of her office’s efforts to help people living with mental illness in the criminal justice system. The Mental Health Division brings together deputy district attorneys whose cases involve defendants who have been declared incompetent to stand trial or are seeking alternative sentences due to Read More…